Documentary Screening: "BlaxploItalian" 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema


Feb. 27, 2017, 6pm to 8pm

Office/Remote Location

Room 106


On the occasion of Black History Month, the Italian Studies Program at UNLV presents a documentary revealing the careers of black actors in Italian cinema. The film is in Italian with English subtitles. Q&A with Director Fred Kuwornu.

BlaxploItalian is a diasporic, hybrid, critical, and cosmopolitan dimension documentary that uncovers the careers of a population of entertainers seldom heard from before: Black actors in Italian cinema starting from 1915 when the first black actor appeared in an Italian film.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

WLC Department/ UNLV
Giuseppe Natale

External Sponsor

UNLV Department of World Languages and Cultures and the Italian Studies Program