LEADBELLY (1976)

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)