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1970s New York City on Film: Super Fly


June 19, 2013

Please join us on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. for a screening of Gordon Parks, Jr.'s Super Fly (1972, 93 min) in the first floor corner room of Mid-Manhattan Library.

1970s New York City on Film is part of NYC Summer and a full schedule is available at

All film screenings are FREE and each program includes an introduction to the film as well as a guided discussion afterwards. Seating is first-come, first-served and doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Super Fly (1972, 93 min) is a blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, Jr. The film follows Youngblood Priest (Ron O’Neal), an African American drug dealer, as he tries to quit the underworld and his Mafia associations.

Please contact Karen Ginman at or Thomas Knowlton at if you have any questions.

Do you need a film flyer? Click here for a PDF of the flyer. The complete film listing is also on page 13 of the NYPL NOW magazine.