The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)

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  • The White People's Fountain Alternative

Synopsis

A film which encompasses the major phases of black American experiences, treatment and struggle from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movements as a 110 year old woman, Jane Pittman, looks back on her life and events that affected her and her family.

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