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In this place at the Painted BrideMar 7, 2012 | News Archive
Written/Directed by Ain Gordon
Featuring Michelle Hurst
Video by Joan Brannon
1830: Samuel and Daphney Oldham are the first free African-Americans to build their own home in Lexington, KY. Five years later they’re gone.
Now: 3-time Obie Award-winning artist Ain Gordon imagines the full story behind these bare facts from Daphney’s perspective.
This is the first installment of the Painted Bride’s two-year project examiningplace.
The second installment brings Ain Gordon into a new collaboration with award-winning Philadelphia filmmaker Nadine Patterson.
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