Adapted from the celebrated 1929 novel of the same name by Nella Larsen, PASSING tells the story of two Black women, Irene Redfield (Tessa Thompson) and Clare Kendry (Academy Award nominee Ruth Negga), who can “pass” as white but choose to live on opposite sides of the color line during the height of the Harlem Renaissance in late 1920s New York. In English without subtitles. (1 hour 38 minutes.) Free. A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Programmed in partnership with the Vermont International Film Festival.
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