Cane River

2020
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Cane River
Cane River
Oscilloscope | Release Date: February 7, 2020 | Not Rated
Movie Facts:
  • The film disappeared for decades after Jenkins died suddenly following the film’s completion.  It is available now for the first time in forty years in a brand-new, state-of-the-art 4k restoration.
Summary: Written, produced, and directed by Emmy Award-winning documentarian, Horace B. Jenkins, and crafted by an entirely African American cast and crew, Cane River is a racially-charged love story in Natchitoches Parish, a “free community of color” in Louisiana. A budding, forbidden romance lays bare the tensions between two black communities,Written, produced, and directed by Emmy Award-winning documentarian, Horace B. Jenkins, and crafted by an entirely African American cast and crew, Cane River is a racially-charged love story in Natchitoches Parish, a “free community of color” in Louisiana. A budding, forbidden romance lays bare the tensions between two black communities, both descended from slaves but of disparate opportunity—the light-skinned, property-owning Creoles and the darker-skinned, more disenfranchised families of the area. Expand
Director: Horace Jenkins
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 104 min
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