Youngsters from different countries, races, and social background are forced to integrate when they all enroll in Columbus University. They all have their own problems, such as finance, harrassment, personal safety, and self doubt. Additionally, campus life seems to be causing a problem for everyone: racism. Students, already under pressure to perform in the classroom, on the track, or in front of their friends, are strained to the breaking point by prejudice, inexperience, and misunderstanding. Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
49 Countries. 6 Races. 2 Sexes. 1 Campus.
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Did You Know?
The idea for the film came about when director Jonathan Demme
approached John Singleton
about making a movie about college racial issues in the country when they were in pre-production for Boyz n the Hood
(1991), which was being developed at Orion Pictures with Singleton directing and Demme producing. When the deal with Orion fell through, Singleton took the idea and began to develop it while at Columbia Pictures. See more
When Remy confronts Malik, by the statue, about Malik's black panther shirt and calls him a coon. Malik makes threats and Remy runs off. In the next scene Malik confronts Remy at his dorm room Malik states that Remy has been good about not saying anything to him. See more
We need to get past just complaining about university security. You know? I'm tired of hearing women cry for someone else to save them. Think what that means. Why do you need someone else to save you? Think about saving yourself.
LET'S STAY TOGETHER
Written by Al Green
, Willie Mitchell
& Al Jackson Jr.
Performed by Al Green
Courtesy of Hi Records
Under license from CEMA Special Markets See more