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The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement

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PBS Premiere: August 9, 2012


In this 2012 Oscar-nominated short film, Alabama barber and civil rights veteran James Armstrong experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African-American president. An Official Selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV. A co-presentation with the National Black Programming Consortia.

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The Barber of Birmingham

Premiere Date: August 9, 2012

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmakers: Gail Dolgin, Robin Fryday Bio | Interview

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