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The Young Oscar Micheaux: Based on True Events (2013)

A courageous and fiercely determined boy desires to make race movies after witnessing the brutal lynching of his people after Emancipation.

Director:

J.D. Walker

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Cast

Credited cast:
Elise Scarlott Elise Scarlott ... White Woman
Gift Harris ... Swan Senior
Ike Uzoma Ike Uzoma ... Oscar Micheaux
Cliff Sherell Cliff Sherell ... Lynched Man
Elizabeth Birk Elizabeth Birk ... Orlean
Elizabeth Birks Elizabeth Birks ... Orlean
Jordan Stewart Jordan Stewart ... Swan Jr.
Mira Gutoff Mira Gutoff ... Hettie
Braeden Kumer Braeden Kumer ... Little Tommy
Cliff Sherell Cliff Sherell ... Lynched Man
Courtney Townsend Courtney Townsend ... Belle
Jonathan Stewart Jonathan Stewart ... Little Dante
Akili Moree ... Young Oscar
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Storyline

Based on Oscar Micheaux's best-selling book, THE YOUNG OSCAR MICHEAUX tells the extraordinary story of a courageous and fiercely determined boy who desires to make race movies after witnessing the brutal lynching of his people after Emancipation. Written by Anonymous

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The young Oscar Micheaux who was raised in the bitter south journeys north to produce feature films for his people.

Genres:

Short | Biography | Drama

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Oscar Micheaux See more »

Filming Locations:

Oakland, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

JD Publishing Group See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Accepted into the San Diego Black Film Festival Jan-Feb, 2014. See more »

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