Lights, Camera, Action! Celebrating African-Americans in Cinema
This re-imagining of The Wizard of Oz stars Diana Ross as a Harlem kindergarten teacher who finds herself caught in Oz and is looking for the Wiz so she can make it back home. Nominated for 4 Academy Awards, including one for the Quincy Jones score.
Director: Sidney Lumet
Writers: L. Frank Baum, William F. Brown, Joel Schumacher
Cast: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor, Ted Ross, Mabel King,Theresa Merritt
Runtime: 2 hr 14 mins | Rating: G