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The Wiz :: Film Screening
November 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Black Light Cinema at The Ruth
presents a free screening of:
The Holiday Season is coming fast! We want to kick off the holiday spirit with a classic, THE WIZ!
Before you say anything, yes, it is a holiday film, the whole movie starts at Dorothy’s family Thanksgiving dinner. Let’s make a new holiday tradition- The Wiz at the Opera House- bring the whole family!
DESCRIPTION: When Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) tries to save her dog from a storm, she’s miraculously whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz. After accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East upon her arrival, Dorothy is told about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a wizard who can help her get back to Manhattan. As Dorothy goes in search of the Wiz, she’s joined by the Scarecrow (Michael Jackson), the Tin Man (Nipsey Russell) and the Cowardly Lion (Ted Ross).
Director: Sidney Lumet
Music composed by: Charlie Smalls, Quincy Jones, Ashford & Simpson, Anthony Jackson
View the trailer here:
Watch the trailer here
This free event is made possible by the San Francisco Arts Commission and Grants for the Arts