The Brother from Another Planet
Black History Month / Sci-Fi Cinema
USA 1984, 108 min, Dir: John Sayles
Screenings:
  • Sunday February 11 at 9:30PM

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"The Brother" is an alien and escaped slave on the run from his home planet. After he lands in New York City, he tries to adapt to life on the streets of Harlem. Although the Brother is mute, he does have great abilities at fixing machines, and he gets a job. Trying to blend in with his new culture, he finds an apartment and gradually makes friends. Meanwhile, he is pursued by two agents from his home world who are intent on returning there with him.


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