Directed by Zeinabu irene Davis • 1995 • United States
Starring Joy Vandervort-Cobb, Monique Coleman, Michael L. Nesbitt
In this poignant story set in the 1850s, a young enslaved girl befriends a magical woman named Mother of the River. Through their friendship, the young girl learns about independence, honor, humility, and respect for others. MOTHER OF THE RIVER is a rare portrayal of slavery from a young woman’s perspective.