Reel Roots: Black History Month presents ‘The Sit In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show’

Thur 6 Oct

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For one week in February 1968, Johnny Carson gave up his chair to Harry Belafonte, the first time an African-American had hosted a late night TV show for a whole week. This documentary tells that story.

Directed by: Yoruba Richen

Reel Roots: Black History Month is supported by Film Hub Scotland, part of the BFI’s Film.
Audience Network, and funded by Screen Scotland and National Lottery funding from the BFI.