Preview: Antwone Fisher Directs 'This Life of Mine: The Fascinating Life of Leon T. Garr' (Watch A Clip)

From Shadow and Act Fri Nov 23 2012, 21:40:56

I was just alerted to this new feature-length documentary from Antwone Fisher - yes, that Antwone Fisher, who was the subject of the acclaimed Denzel Washington-directed, Derek Luke starrer that bears his name. The feature doc is titled This Life of Mine: The Fascinating Life of Leon T. Garr, and it centers on Leon T. Garr, born March 23, 1914, in Ruston, Louisiana, who, as the film's synopsis reads... ... endured and witnessed unspeakable horrors as a young man growing up in America's deep south. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Mr. Garr migrated to Los Angeles, CA. With a third grade education, he entered the construction business and amassed...

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