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Lakeside Cinema: “The Wiz”

Free film showing

In this film, when Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy, played by Diana Ross, tries to save her dog from a storm, she’s miraculously whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz. After accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East upon her arrival, Dorothy is told about the Wiz, a wizard who can help her get back to Manhattan. As Dorothy goes in search of the Wiz, she’s joined by the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. This free film showing is brought to you by the Wisconsin Union Directorate Music Committee with support provided by the UW Credit Union.