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.


Certificate: Not Rated

Year: 2018

Duration: 67 min


Director: S. Epatha Merkerson, Rockell Metcalf

Cast: Whoopi Goldberg

Studio: Shami Media Group


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