Kansas State University


Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Buffalo Soldiers

Thursday, January 30, 5-7:30 p.m.
Buffalo Soldiers
(TNT TV movie starring Danny Glover, 1997; 100 min.)

Parental discretion is advised.
Film screening with comments from actor and consultant to the filmmakers Barrie Tompkins, Nicodemus Buffalo Soldiers Association.

Barrie Tompkins is a third generation farrier and a certified Master Farrier from the American Farrier Association. In 1993, he moved to Kansas where he continued his work as a farrier, and started doing presentations about the Buffalo Soldiers across the nation. In 1995, he founded The Nicodemus Buffalo Soldier Association.

Tompkins has appeared in the TNT movies  Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders with Sam Elliott, Tom Berringer, and Gary Busey. Playing the part of the Rifle Commander in Buffalo Soldiers, Tompkins appeared alongside Danny Glover, Mykelti Williamson, and Timothy Busfield.

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