Cabin in the Sky
21 & 28 November
See one of the first major titles to feature an all-Black cast
Cabin in the Sky one of the first major titles to feature an all-Black cast. It gave a rare opportunity for the top African-American stars, including Ethel Waters to shine.
This fantasy musical redemption story centres on a compulsive gambler given a second chance to earn his place in heaven with a literal angel and demon fighting over his eternal soul.
Screening as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery, BFI Film Audience Network and ICO. bfimusicals.co.uk