Color of Friendship(2000) Published Date  :  January 8, 2018



In 1977, Piper Dellums a black girl who lives in Washington, D.C. with her father, Congressman Ron Dellums an outspoken opponent of the South African system and the sufferings of black South Africans, her mother Roscoe Dellums and two younger twin brothers. Piper, who has been taking an interest in the different nations of Africa, aks her parents to host an African exchange student. The plot goes like that with the feelings of exchange between these two children.

Written by Paris Qualles
Story by Piper Dellums
Directed by Kevin Hooks
Starring
Carl Lumbly
Penny Johnson
Lindsey Haun
Shadia Simmons

MY REVIEW
It s a television movie but it is one of the most beautiful movie I have seen. I came to know about the books Alex Haley and his book “Roots: The Saga of an American Family” from the movie. I learned about Steve Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist from this movie. This movie is made in a small frame but absolutely beautiful. It is so great that we end the world of Apartheid. It is must watch for kids.



This movie was so real i was too involved in my feelings at the end when the Ron Dellums was talking about the birds with different color living together. It was a true story that actually happened. I heard that Mahree Bok got killed working for Black people. I may be wrong too. Must watch though not a flamboyant movie.


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