Lay My Burden Down

LAY MY BURDEN DOWN (1966) Captures the end of 100 years of Black sharecroppers and tenant farmers in the rural south who have been forced off the land and into tent cities in Alabama and Mississippi in the wake of the civil rights movement and the Voting Rights Act. It shows the beginnings of the Black Power Movement, with Stokely Carmichael, in Lowndes County, Alabama. EMMY NOMINEE, CINE GOLD EAGLE, BROTHERHOOD AWARD NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS. SHOWN AT NY FILM FESTIVAL.