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This Movie Was Nearly Lost. Now They’re Fighting to Save It

  16.09.23 2:39pm

When it debuted in 1982, “Cane River” was already a rarity: a drama by an independent black filmmaker, financed by wealthy black patrons and dealing with race issues untouched by mainstream cinema. Richard Pryor had even tried to take it to Hollywood.

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