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Leadbelly

Film/Video

Leadbelly, image courtesy of Paramount Pictures.
Leadbelly

(Gordon Parks, 1976)

Thu, July 6, 2017 7 PM

Set in the segregated South of the early 1900s, Leadbelly depicts the good and bad times in the life of legendary blues and folk musician Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter, who found in his music a way to overcome a troubled childhood and regular run-ins with the law. Starring Roger Mosley. (126 mins., 35mm)

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