The Cool World
(Shirley Clarke, 1963). Clarke's improvisational film (her second feature) centers on a young gang member in Harlem who learns a few things the hard way. Its story is less compelling than its account of the pressures of day-to-day ghetto lifeit was the first fiction feature to be shot entirely on location in Harlem.
Wed., April 22, 8:30 p.m.; Sat., April 25, 7 p.m., 2009
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