Brown-skin showgirls, whites-only audiences, and meet the brave African American showman who pioneered Black entertainment, and left an extraordinary legacy despite the insurmountable odds against him and his dreams. (2022)

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 Available May 2022

Pre-Order the Educator's Kit:

Keep the conversation going with the JIG SHOW | Leon Claxton's Harlem in Havana documentary film educator kit. The kit includes a: 

  • digital download of the full film 
  • 30+ page study guide in PDF that covers film themes, historical references, timelines, clips, end of film discussion questions and much more. 
Filmmaker Leslie Cunningham is available for virtual Q&A events. Contact lesliecunninghamfilms@gmail.com.