Lead Belly (1976)

The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.

America’s Dream (1996)

In 1948 Georgia at a “colored” school, a talented boy presents a birthday present to his teacher, a Christ painted black, creating a dilemma for the principal because his white supervisor is so upset with it.

Black or White (2014)

White Elliott, raising his mixed race granddaughter alone after his wife dies, thinks he is not racist, & yet he keeps her apart from her black relatives, which leads to trouble in court.