The Barber of Birmingham

Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement

POV Season 25
  • Short Film
  • 2012
  • 27 Mins

In this 2012 Oscar-nominated short film, Alabama barber and civil rights veteran James Armstrong experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African-American president. An Official Selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV. A co-presentation with the National Black Programming Consortia.

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Film Credits

  • Gail Dolgin barber-gail-dolgin-85x85.jpg
  • Robin Fryday barber-robin-fryday-85x85.jpg