Reelblack Presents Black TV Movies at the Rotunda on 4/13
Thursday April 13, 2017 At the Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street (next door to the Cinemark Theater). Doors: 7:30. Show: 8:10. BYOB. Admission is Free.
APRIL 13 – REEL BLACK CINEMA PRESENTS TV MOVIES OF THE 1970s
Dummy (1979 / 75 minutes)
Levar Burton plays a deaf mute wrongly accused of rape and murder. Based on the real-life case of Donald Lang, this Emmy-nominated film co-stars Paul Sorvino as hearing impaired lawyer Lowell Myers.
The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened (1977 / 100 minutes)
Adapted from the novel by Don Robertson, Jimmie Walker plays a high school basketball player stricken with sickle-cell anemia. Tony nominated director Gilbert Moses enlists a strong supporting cast, which includes James Earl Jones, Kevin Hooks and Debbie Allen (re-teamed with her Good Times co-star Walker in her movie debut).
Guest Host and Curator: Mike D.