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Black Roots(1970)

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Brief Synopsis

Documentary that gathers a number of African American folk and blues musicians in a room, where they share stories and songs about the black experience in America.

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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 24 Sep 1970
Release Date:  1970 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Production Co:  Impact Films, Inc.
Duration(mins):  61 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • What Was THAT?

    Marion Holmes 2013-03-14

    After really enjoying and learning much from On The Bowery and Come Back Africa, I watched Black Roots with anticipation. It was ridiculous. Who are... MORE>

  • Black Roots; An Uncovered Treasure

    Paul E. Butler 2013-03-14

    Black Roots is one of the most authentic delves into the "Black experience in America" that I've seen in my lifetime. It's simplistic... MORE>

  • What a gem!

    Pamela Tish 2013-03-14

    What an amazing gem of a movie! It captures a nugget of culture that few of my young students have heard about from their parents or grandparents. I was... MORE>