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At the Movies at Ft. Wash. NYPL: “Buffalo Soldiers”

(1997) From slaves to free men. From free men to soldiers. From soldiers to legends. Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops attempts to capture an Apache warrior named Vittorio who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers and the truths about the Indian invaders.

For teens and adults.