About the film
plantation slave reading teaching literacy
Release Date: June 01, 1996
|Slogan||:||«Words Are Freedom»|
|Genres||:||Drama, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||Disney Channel, Hallmark Entertainment, Sarabande Productions, Signboard Films Production Inc.|
|Producers||:||Dennis Stuart Murphy, Dennis Stuart Murphy|
John is a man of many talents, including one forbidden skill: he can read. When he teaches a young slave girl named Sarny to read and write, she learns an unforgettable lesson about the power of words and the true meaning of freedom.