November 20, 07:00pm

Black Star: Carmen Jones

The Welfare, Ystradgynlais


Part of BFI Black Star season

The award winning 1954 screen version of the musical “Carmen Jones,” which adapted Bizet’s opera Carmen for an African-American cast. A soldier falls for Dandridge, a seductive factory worker. The lovers flee after the soldier kills his sergeant, but Carmen’s taunting faithlessness drives her lover to a crime of passion.

Starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte.