Devil in a Blue Dress

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 7:00pm

Armer Screening Room, MZ100

Devil in a Blue Dress movie poster featuring Denzel Washington


An Evening with Writer-Director Carl Franklin 

Devil in a Blue Dress 

(w-dir  Carl Franklin, 1995), 102 mins 

In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins (Denzel Washington) is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright (Tom Sizemore), a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman named Daphne Monet (Jennifer Beals), who he suspects is hiding out in one of the city's black jazz clubs. Strapped for money and facing house payments, Easy takes the job, but soon finds himself in over his head.

Q&A with Carl Franklin to follow the screening.