LEADBELLY (1976)

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

This collection of feature films inspired by and about popular music complements the America’s Music film and discussion series.
Hollywood's Music film series
Saturday, April 6, 2013
1:30pm @ Central Library

Gordon Parks directs this biopic about roots bluesman Huddie Leadbetter (Roger E. Mosley), who continued to make music even while doing time on a chain gang. (126 minutes ; PG)