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Towards Tomorrow

USA, 1956 (MIFF 1957, The Way Ahead)

Director: John Meredyth Lucas

A dramatisation of the life of Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, distinguished American statesman and Nobel prizewinner. Reenacted, the film depicts the problems the statesman faced and overcame in his youth with the guidance and encouragement of his grandmother.

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