America's Dream

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 87 min
America's Dream is a 1996 American drama film directed by Paris Barclay, Bill Duke and Kevin Rodney Sullivan and written by Ron Stacker Thompson and Ashley Tyler. It is based on the short stories The Reunion by Maya Angelou, The Boy Who Painted Christ... read more

America's Dream is a 1996 American drama film directed by Paris Barclay, Bill Duke and Kevin Rodney Sullivan and written by Ron Stacker Thompson and Ashley Tyler. It is based on the short stories The Reunion by Maya Angelou, The Boy Who Painted Christ Black by John Henrik Clarke and Long Black Song by Richard Wright. The film stars Danny Glover, Wesley Snipes, Lorraine Toussaint, Tate Donovan, Norman D. Golden II, Susanna Thompson and Jasmine Guy. The film premiered on HBO on February 17, 1996.

Original Release

02/17/1996

Cast

Danny Glover Silas (segment "Long Black Song")
Lorraine Toussaint Philomena (segment "The Reunion")
Tate Donovan David (segment "Long Black Song")
Wesley Snipes George Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Norman D. Golden II Aaron (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Susanna Thompson Beth Ann (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Jasmine Guy Elna Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Tina Lifford Sarah (segment "Long Black Song")
Carl Lumbly Cal (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Bennet Guillory Willie (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Paris Barclay, Bill Duke, Kevin Rodney Sullivan

Writers

Ron Stacker Thompson, Ashley Tyler, Maya Angelou, John Henrik Clarke, Richard Wright

Cast

Danny Glover Silas (segment "Long Black Song")
Lorraine Toussaint Philomena (segment "The Reunion")
Tate Donovan David (segment "Long Black Song")
Wesley Snipes George Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Norman D. Golden II Aaron (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Susanna Thompson Beth Ann (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Jasmine Guy Elna Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Tina Lifford Sarah (segment "Long Black Song")
Carl Lumbly Cal (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Bennet Guillory Willie (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Danny Kamin Mr. Harper (segment "Long Black Song") (as Daniel Tucker Kamin)
Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly Lara (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black") / Lara (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black") (as Rae'ven A'lyia Kelly)
Timothy Carhart Prof. Daniel (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Summer Ross Jefferson Young Philomena #1 (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Vanessa Bell Calloway Miss Williams (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Winter Elaine Jefferson Young Philomena #2 (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Amanda Addison Young Beth Ann (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Kevin Jamal Woods Clyde (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Ruth Beckford Mrs. McClaren (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Yolanda King Mrs. Crawford (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")

Producers

Editors

Monty DeGraff, Michael Schultz

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