LEADBELLY (1976)

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

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)