DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming
50 minutes, 1992, Switzerland Producer: RTSI Swiss TV, Director: Matteo Bellinelli
ABOUT THE FILM
This inspiring portrait recounts the transformation of a college dropout into one of America's most powerful writers. In one of the few in-depth conversations filmed before his death in 1992, Alex Haley describes the dynamic collaboration that produced The Autobiography of Malcolm X and the quest for identity that yielded Roots.
"This well crafted tribute offers an excellent overview of Haley's writing...a good introduction to twentieth-century black author's"