Home Box Office's trilogy of moving short stories (all penned by noted black authors) looks at black America in the 1930s through the '50s. John Henrik Clarke's "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black" starring Wesley Snipes chronicles a recalcitrant student artist. An overworked sharecropper (Danny Glover) faces marital woes in Richard Wright's "Long Black Song," and Maya Angelou's "The Reunion" follows an unstable jazz musician (Lorraine Toussaint).
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PG-13A scene of sexuality
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it