Event, Film

Choc’late Soldiers from the USA—Sex, Race and Rhythm

Choc'late Soldiers from the USA: Sex, Race and Rhythm

Join us for the world premiere of Choc’late Soldiers from the USA, a landmark documentary that explores how African American soldiers and British civilians formed an unexpected bond during World War II.

Time:
Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
 
Location:
Marion and Gustave Ring Auditorium
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue and Seventh Street, SW
 
Metro:
L’Enfant Plaza
(All lines except Red)
Maryland Avenue exit

The filmmakers, Sonny Izon and Gregory Cooke as well as veterans who appear in the film will offer commentary and respond to audience questions. For reservations, please leave your name and the number attending this program at 202.633.0070.

Presented by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture as a part of the Picturing the Promise: The History, Art, and Culture of Mid 20th-Century African American Life public program series.

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3 thoughts on “Choc’late Soldiers from the USA—Sex, Race and Rhythm

  1. Robert says:

    Are there any plans for additional showings? I called this morning to make reservations, and it is already fully booked. I am glad to hear there’s been such a great response, but sad that my friends and I won’t be able to see it. :(

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