LEADBELLY (1976)

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

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)