Black Girl (1972) Leslie Uggams Brock

Black Girl (1972) Leslie Uggams Brock Peters

Black Girl is an American family drama film directed by Ossie Davis based on a play written by J.E. Franklin.[1] The film explores issues and experiences of black womanhood in the 1970s, including how black women were depicted and common stereotypes of the period. According to Melvin Donalson in Black Directors in Hollywood, “Black Girl is a film that explores the intricate and sometimes painful connections between mothers and daughters. Shared for historical purposes. I do not own the rights.

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