SHARECROP DELTA COTTON

(2017)

17:30 min  /  DOCUMENTARY  /  USA

SHOWTIMES

 This documentary features stories from the life of Sylvester Hoover who was born into a cotton sharecropping family in the Mississippi Delta in 1957. Hoover recounts his family's struggles to access education and voting rights. He also paints a vivid picture of daily life and the unrelenting toil of young children on cotton plantations.

'WOMEN IN FILM' SHORT BLOCK (2)

DIRECTED BY

Claudia Stack

PRODUCED BY

Middle Road Foundation 

Carolina Video Edit Centers 

Historic Wilmington Foundation

STARRING

Trinity Washington