Date Added: 14th January 2019
This award-winning film, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, examines a little known aspect of African American history, when newly freed slaves throughout the South formed benevolent societies to respond to abject hunger, illness and the fear of a pauper's grave. But with time "The Fair Hope Benevolent Society" eventually struggles with a gradual loss of tradition.
Duration: 67 min
Director: S. Epatha Merkerson, Rockell Metcalf
Cast: Whoopi Goldberg
Studio: Shami Media Group