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Film Screening: Uptight

Kinohi Nishikawa, English

April 24, 2018 · 7:30 pm · Princeton Garden Theatre

Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities and the Humanities Council

Days after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Tank Williams (Julian Mayfield) is an unemployed and itinerant steelworker who turns over his militant friend, Johnny (Max Julien) to the police for the $1,000 reward, resulting in an underground all-points bulletin to exact vengeance on the squealer.

Kinohi Nishikawa, Assistant Professor of English and American Studies

Co-sponsored with the Humanities Council and the Department of Comparative Literature as part of the 1968/2018: Cities on the Edge series.

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