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America's dream

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Spanish
French
Format: DVD 2004
Availability: Unavailable 0 of 2 copies
Unavailable (2)
Location Collection Status
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - African American CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - African American
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - African American CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - African American
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
Long black song: A hard-working farmer invests what little he has in a gift for his wife while she falls for the advances of a traveling salesman back home.
The boy who painted Christ black: A small town principal risks his career to defend a young boy's image of a black Christ painted for a state-wide competition.
The reunion: A jazz-joint piano player must come to terms with prejudices that have haunted her since childhood when she is confronted by the source of her pain.
Contents
Long black song / teleplay by Ron Stacker Thompson & Ashley Tyler ; directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan
The boy who painted Christ black / teleplay by Ron Stacker Thompson & Ashley Tyler ; directed by Bill Duke
The reunion / teleplay by Ron Stacker Thompson & Ashley Tyler ; directed by Paris Barclay.

Additional Information
Subjects African Americans -- Drama.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Made-for-TV movies.
Fiction television programs.
Publisher [United States] :2004
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Long black song.
The boy who painted Christ black.
Reunion.
Contributors Knoller, David, television producer.
Glover, Danny, actor.
Snipes, Wesley, actor.
Guy, Jasmine, actor.
Toussaint, Lorraine, 1960- actor.
Rushen, Patrice, composer.
Thompson, Ron Stacker, screenwriter.
Tyler, Ashley, screenwriter.
Sullivan, Kevin Rodney, television director.
Duke, Bill, 1943- television director.
Barclay, Paris, film director.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Long black song.
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998. The boy who painted Christ black.
Angelou, Maya. Reunion.
Home Box Office (Firm), presenter.
Carrie Productions, production company.
HBO Films, publisher.
Participants/Performers Long black song: Danny Glover.
The boy who painted Christ black: Wesley Snipes, Jasmine Guy.
The reunion: Lorraine Toussant.
Other Contributors Music, Patrice Rushen.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for a scene of sexuality.
Language English
Spanish
French
In English and Spanish; with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television as a made-for-TV movie in 1996.
Long black song based on the short story by Richard Wright.
The boy who painted Christ black based on the short story by John Henrik Clarke.
The reunion based on the short story by Maya Angelou.
System Details DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); region 1; full screen (4:3) presentation; 2.0 surround (English), 2.0 stereo (Spanish).
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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