You Can’t Judge a Book by Looking at the Cover

30 min, video (1987) George King & Assoc.
Winner: Atlanta Film & Video Festival.

Regional PBS broadcast. A video on the working process of New Orleans’ writer/performer John O’Neal–an artist in dialogue with concepts of “community” and social change. Through a mythical character, Junebug Jabbo Jones, O’Neal works the corners of African American history, translating wit and folk wisdom into theater.