That's My Face

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Running Time: 56 mins.
Genre: Biopic, Documentary

Thomas Allen Harris
Yvonne Welbon
Thomas Allen Harris
Don Perry

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His grandparents' African Methodist-Episcopal church taught Thomas as a child that Africa was a place that could only be saved by Christian missionaries. But his rebellious mother was part of the 1970s' movement that regarded Africa as home "because we knew America didn't want us" and migrated the family to Tanzania, East Africa. But when they arrived in the modern city of Dar-es-Saalam, Africa seemed more like Miami than the motherland they imagined. Thomas learned to love Africa for what it was, but when he returned to the Bronx, he was unable to express his newfound identity. Even his African Methodist-Episcopalian faith failed to provide him comfort until he learned from an Afro-Brazilia... Full Summary >>