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Blind Faith

Directed by Ernest R. Dickerson
United States, 1998


In 1957, black lawyer John Williams has to defend his nephew Charlie, who is accused of strangling a white boy to death. John doesn’t believe Charlie did it, and although Charlie confesses, John wants to find out the real truth.

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Blind Faith Directed by Ernest R. Dickerson

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

1999 | 3 nominations including: Best Male Lead

Writers Guild of America

1999 | Winner: Paul Selvin Honorary Award

1999 | Nominee: Original Long Form (Television)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

1999 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

1999 | 2 wins including: Outstanding American Narrative Feature

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