The romance between two African Americans who come from a different class background.
14 October 1982 (West Germany)
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This 1982 feature film is being screened at firts--ever Smithsonian African American Film Festival hosted by National Museum of African American History in October 2018. It took a year to restore the film. The director Horace Jenkins was an Emmy-award winning documentary filmmaker, and "Cane River" was his first feature-length narrative film. But just months after the film premiered in New Orleans, the forty-two-year-old director died of a heart attack and "Cane River" never received a distribution. See more