Shadrach (1998)

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Paul Whitehurst remembers three days in 1935 when he was 10 years old and a former slave, now 99 years old, arrived in Virginia on the land of the Dabney family. The man requests that he be buried on the former plantation where he was born into slavery. His request brings up conflicts and racism within the family.

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