Cane River - Movie & Soundtrack Bundle
Cane River - Movie & Soundtrack Bundle
Cane River - Movie & Soundtrack Bundle
Cane River - Movie & Soundtrack Bundle

Cane River - Movie & Soundtrack Bundle

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Get the full experience of CANE RIVER by purchasing of the movie on DVD or Blu-ray with the original soundtrack on vinyl! You save $5 when purchasing both items as a bundle. 

The Movie

Written, produced, and directed by Emmy Award-winning documentarian, Horace B. Jenkins, and crafted by an entirely African American cast and crew, CANE RIVER is a racially-charged love story in Natchitoches Parish, a “free community of color” in Louisiana. A budding, forbidden romance lays bare the tensions between two black communities, both descended from slaves but of disparate opportunity—the light-skinned, property-owning Creoles and the darker-skinned, more disenfranchised families of the area. This lyrical, visionary film disappeared for decades after Jenkins died suddenly following the film’s completion, robbing generations of a talented, vibrant new voice in American cinema. Available now for the first time in nearly forty years as a brand-new, state-of-the-art restoration, and in a special edition DVD and Blu-ray release.


  • New interview with actors Tômmye Myrick and Richard Romain 
  • "Journey Back to My Father" - New audio essay by Sacha Jenkins, son of Horace B. Jenkins
  • Post-screening discussion at Ebertfest featuring Chaz Ebert, Sacha Jenkins, Dominique Jenkins, Tômmye Myrick, and Indiecollect's Sandra Schulberg (2019)
  • Archival TV interview with director Horace B. Jenkins on Folks (December 10, 1981) - Courtesy of Louisiana Public Broadcasting
  • Theatrical trailer 
  • Exclusive written essay by Ashley Clark, director of film programming at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) 


The Soundtrack

The soundtrack to Horace Jenkins's lost classic of Black cinema, CANE RIVER, is finally available on luxurious 180 gram collectible vinyl. This ten-track album of groovy, romantic original songs from the film will zoom you back to 1980s New Orleans,a place were, forbidden or not, love rules the day.

Drop the needle on this limited-edition release and you too will feel like a mustang-riding poet. Only available in the Oscilloscope store. Limited to 500 red vinyl and 500 black vinyl.