The story of one man’s journey through blues music to spiritual redemption. 82-year-old Richard Trice was one of the last survivors of the heyday of the blues in Durham, North Carolina in the 1930s. Through his memory and the memory of others, a world of African American family, music and community emerges. The film is a celebration of the Piedmont blues and an intimate document of Trice look back and giving meaning to his life.
Documentary • 2000 • 49 minutes • 4×3 • English
Directors – Kenny Dalsheimer and Jamie Hysjulien
Composer/Original Music – Scott Ainslie
Additional Music – Richard Trice, Blind Boy Fuller, Reverend Gary Davis, John Dee Holeman and Willie Trice
Honorable Mention – Columbus International Film and Video Festival, 2000
Silver Award – Worldfest Houston, 2001