The Learning Tree

  • 1969
  • Movie
  • M
  • Drama

Undoubtedly the biggest surprise among the first 25 films selected in 1989 for inclusion in the National Film Registry, this visually beautiful and moving, if somewhat melodramatic, story of a black teenager growing up in Kansas in the 1920s was the first feature film by a black director to be financed by a major Hollywood studio. Gordon Parks directed,...read more

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

  • Watch on