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Premiere of “Within Our Gates” commission huge success!

“Within Our Gates” a silent race film by Oscar Micheaux and the oldest known film in existence by an African-American, was brought to life again August 26 at the Miller Theater in the world premiere of a new original score by composer, conductor and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon. The packed house leapt to their feet in thunderous applause and appreciation for Wycliffe.