The Color of Friendship

Poster for the movie ""

The Color of Friendship (2000)

PG 87 min - TV Movie, Family, Drama - 5 February 2000
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Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African.

Director:  Kevin Hooks
Writers:  Paris Qualles

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Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African.


Collections: Kevin Hooks

Genres: TV Movie, Family, Drama

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Country:   Canada,   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  5 February 2000

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Production Companies:  Alan Sacks Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 27 min

Nightjohn

Poster for the movie ""

Nightjohn (1996)

92 min - Drama, TV Movie - 1 June 1996
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John is a man of many talents, including one forbidden skill: he can read. When he teaches a young slave girl named Sarny to read and write, she learns an unforgettable lesson about the power of words and the true meaning of freedom.

Director:  Charles Burnett

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John is a man of many talents, including one forbidden skill: he can read. When he teaches a young slave girl named Sarny to read and write, she learns an unforgettable lesson about the power of words and the true meaning of freedom.


Collections: Charles Burnett

Tagline: Words Are Freedom

Genres: Drama, TV Movie

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  1 June 1996

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Production Companies:  Hallmark Entertainment, Sarabande Productions, Signboard Films Production Inc.

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Runtime:  1 h 32 min

On Promised Land

Poster for the movie "On Promised Land"

On Promised Land (1994)

100 min - - 17 April 1994
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In the 1950s, the Ween family live and work on land that was promised to their family. The landowners, the Appletree family, use the promise of the land to keep the family working for them, putting the transfer of the land in doubt.

Director:  Joan Tewkesbury
Writers:  Ken Sagoes

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In the 1950s, the Ween family live and work on land that was promised to their family. The landowners, the Appletree family, use the promise of the land to keep the family working for them, putting the transfer of the land in doubt.


Collections: Joan Tewkesbury

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Language:  English
Release Date:  17 April 1994

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Runtime:  1 h 40 min