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Black to the Promised Land (1992)

This documentary follows a group of African-American high school students from Brooklyn who go with their teacher to work on a kibbutz in Israel for a few months. The students also visit ... See full summary »

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Madeleine Ali
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Credited cast:
Renée Owens Renée Owens ... Self
Tisha Pretlow Tisha Pretlow ... Self
Andrew Gordon Andrew Gordon ... Self
Nelson Heggs Nelson Heggs ... Self
Lovey Heywood Lovey Heywood ... Self
Michael Issacs Michael Issacs ... Self
Corey Fleming Corey Fleming ... Self
Cylinda Alonzo Cylinda Alonzo ... Self
Israel Velasquez Israel Velasquez ... Self
Theresa Bryant Theresa Bryant ... Self
Rasean Pitts Rasean Pitts ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Morry Alter Morry Alter ... Self
Bryant Gumbel ... Self
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This documentary follows a group of African-American high school students from Brooklyn who go with their teacher to work on a kibbutz in Israel for a few months. The students also visit Jerusalem for a day. Written by Philip Apps <apps@math.wisc.edu>

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A scene where the students visit an Arab village and were stoned by the residents was filmed but not included. See more »

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Back on the Block
Performed by Quincy Jones
Featuring Siedah Garrett, Ice-T, Melle Mel, Big Daddy Kane, and Kool Moe Dee
Courtesy of Qwest/Warner Bros. Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
© 1989 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the US and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States
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Country:

USA | Israel

Language:

English | Hebrew

Release Date:

1992 (Israel) See more »

Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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