Zora is My Name
Ruby Dee and Louis Gossett, Jr. star in this award-winning dramatization of the life of author Zora Neale Hurston. Based on the stage play by Hurston, the program tells the story of how Zora came to be an important voice with her portrayals of African-American life in the rural south in the 1930s and 40s. Viewers will learn about the stories, songs and folklore that inspired her life and work. Adapted from the stage by Ruby Dee, the film also stars Roger E. Mosley, Beah Richards, Lynn Whitfield and Flip Wilson. Presented by American Playhouse Celebrates Black History.
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