The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier in the Civil Rights Movement is a 2011 documentary film about James Armstrong, one of the unsung heroes of the U.S. civil rights movement. A World War II veteran and an original flag bearer for the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches, Armstrong has run a voter education program out of his barbershop in Birmingham, Alabama for 50 years. The film was co-directed and produced by Gail Dolgin and Robin Fryday.
Academy Award Nominations (2012)Edit
- Best Documentary Short — Gail Dolgin, Robin Fryday