Danny and the Human Zoo

Director: Destiny Ekaragha • UK

Danny, a teen growing up in a Jamaican working class family, finds his calling as an impressionist. But when a producer tries to exploit his success by casting him in a minstrel show, he must find the courage to stand up for himself. Based on the life story (kinda) of comedian Lenny Henry (who wrote the screenplay), this BBC family dramedy skillfully navigates the tricky realm of race in show business head-on.

Language: English
Run Time: 90 Min.
Festival Program: Black Perspectives
Official Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b068znzx

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