America's Dream

1996 PG-13 1h 27m DVD

America's Dream

1996 PG-13 1h 27m DVD
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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).
Danny Glover, Wesley Snipes, Lorraine Toussaint, Norman D. Golden II, Tina Lifford, Susanna Thompson, Tate Donovan, Jasmine Guy, Carl Lumbly, Bennet Guillory
Paris Barclay, Bill Duke, Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.

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