Set in Detroit during the Civil Rights Movement, "An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win" examines the joyful life and troubled times of an irrepressible 10-year-old African-American girl whose vivid imagination and creativity reinforce her optimism. When shocking national events threaten her sense of security, Melody must find inner strength to restore her hope for a better world.

  1. Tina Mabry


  2. Alison McDonald


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  1. Marsai Martin

    Marsai Martin

    Melody Ellison

  2. Idara Victor

    Idara Victor

    Frances Ellison

  3. Frances Fisher

    Frances Fisher

    Miss Abbot

  4. Frankie Faison

    Frankie Faison

    Frank Ellison

  5. Garrett McQuaid


  6. Dara Iruka


  7. Lola Wayne Villa


  8. Matthew Foster

    Matthew Foster

    Principal Davis

  9. Joshua Wilkinson

    Male Bystander

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An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win
An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win

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Original Language English

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