Directed and Produced by
Original Music by
Willie Mae Owens-Ross
Dolores Butler Morgan
Editorial and Post Production Services
Final Cut USA, Inc.
Post Production Supervisor
After FX Artist
Sound Mixer & Designer
T. Terressa Tate
Post Technical Supervisor
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
Photographs by Austin Hansen used with permission of Joyce Hansen
Paul Fusco/Magnum Photos
AP/Wide World Photos
South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
“The Struggle Is Over”
Written by Jonathan Nelson, Justin Lee
Performed by Helen Slate
Written by Percy James Bady
Performed by Lorene Pryor
“My Man’s An Undertaker”
Written by Leroy Kirkland and Mamie Thomas
Performed by Dinah Washington
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Courtesy of Rockland Music (BMI)
“My Home Is In Heaven”
Written by Ada Garnett
Performed by The Salvation Army Harlem Temple Choir
“I Can’t Complain”
Written by Don Johnson
Performed by St. Christopher Wilkerson
“On Higher Ground (Oh Lift Me Up)”
Written by Johnson Oatman, Jr., Charles H. Gabriel
Performed by Franklin Avenue Baptist Church Choir
Written by Mildred and Patty Hill
Performed by Isaiah Owens
“Trouble Of The World”
Traditional Folk Song
Performed by Mahalia Jackson
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Robert L. Seigel, Esq.
Fernando Ramirez, Esq.
Jeanne DaSilva Fox
C&S International Insurance Brokers, Inc.
Independent Feature Project
Firelight Media Labsters
Owens Funeral Home staff
Chuck & Kathy Turner
To all of the families who participated in the filming of this documentary.
Women Make Movies
Executive Producer for ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer
Executive Producer for POV
Production Assistance Provided by
Firelight Media Producers’ Lab.
Funding Provided by
Tribeca Film Institute TFI Documentary Fund
New York State Council on the Arts
Homegoings is a co-production of Peralta Pictures Inc; American Documentary | POV and the Diverse Voices Project; and Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding provided by Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).
Homegoings is produced by Peralta Pictures Inc. who is solely responsible for its content.
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