Pioneers of African American Cinema: The Bronze Buckaroo

Texas Spirit Theater

February 19, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm

From the 1920s through the 1940s, a shadow film industry operated in America, producing films with all-black casts for African American audiences.

We are proud to present two newly restored programs of these films. This program includes the western The Bronze Buckaroo and more.

Event Details

This presentation will be hosted by Austin Film Society Lead Film Programmer Lars Nilsen.

The Bullock Museum is proud to partner with Austin Film Society to offer a number of special screenings while the AFS Cinema is being renovated. For more information about this exciting project, and how you can be a part of it, see

Film Details

Rating: NR
Suggested age: 13
Starring: Herb JeffriesLucius BrooksArtie Young
Writer/Director: Richard C. Kahn
Runtime: 120 min.
Genre: Various (action, adventure, comedy)

About the Texas Spirit Theater and Tickets

The Texas Spirit Theater located on the Bullock Museum's second floor is one of the most beautiful film experiences in Austin and features multi-sensory special effects such as lightning, rain, and other surprises. For evening programs, please enter through the Bullock Museum IMAX® Theatre.

Museum Members enjoy free unlimited IMAX® documentary films, discounts on feature film tickets, free exhibition admission, discounts in the Museum Store, and more. Learn More.

There will be a limited amount of tickets available at the box office for members at the $7 rate. To purchase in advance members can pay the $10 general admission price on the AFS page in the "Buy Tickets" link above.