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Dark End of the Street


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Dark End of the Street
Program Description

Emmy Award winning film is the coming of age story of a young white women living in a racially mixed housing project. When a friend falls to his death from a roof, Donna faces extreme pressures from both family and friends. Written and directed by Jan Egleson. (Trivia: Ben Affleck’s first film (but only appears very briefly))



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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Dark End of the Street,” 04/13/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 28, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB64FB8CEBE84D309C03F26B62FE2F9C.
MLA: “Dark End of the Street.” 04/13/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 28, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB64FB8CEBE84D309C03F26B62FE2F9C>.
APA: Dark End of the Street. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB64FB8CEBE84D309C03F26B62FE2F9C
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