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Bush Mama

1979
1h 37m
Drama
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Cast

Barbarao (Dorothy)Johnny Weathers (T.C.)Susan Williams (Luann)Cora Lee Day (Molly)Simmi Ella Nelson (Simmi)Bettie J. Wilson (Social Worker)Bob Ogburn Jr. (Dahomey man)Ben Collins (Ben)Renna Kraft (Angi)Darian Gibbs (Young Street Boy)Minnie Stewart (1st Welfare Recipient)Malbertha Pickett (2nd Welfare Recipient)Bertha Yates (Secretary)Chris Clay (Policeman)Charles Brooks (Preacher)

Director

Haile Gerima

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Synopsis

It details the life of Dorothy who is a poor black woman. Her husband is put in jail for observable reason and she is pregnant with a second child. The government threatens to take away her welfare if she does not get an abortion.

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