The Color of Friendship Poster

Release Date: 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary
In 1977, two girls from opposite sides of the world come together and change each other's lives. Young, white Mahree Bok (Lindsey Haun) lives in apartheid South Africa with her wealthy family. Piper Dellums (Shadia Simmons), the daughter of a black U.S. congressman in Washington, D.C., prepares to welcome Mahree to the U.S. for a semester abroad. Mahree is surprised to find her host family is black, and Piper is stunned that Mahree is white. Each will have to question the assumptions she had.

Cast: Carl Lumbly, Penny Johnson, Shadia Simmons, Lindsey Haun, Anthony Burnett, Travis Kyle Davis, Erik Dellums, Ahmad Stoner

Director: Kevin Hooks

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Alan Sacks Productions

Keywords: Endearing, 1970s, Friendship, Touching, Charming, Friend, Daughter, Transformation, Family, Growing up, Father