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Freedom Song (2000)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 27 February 2000
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A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960's in Mississippi before Blacks were allowed to vote and did sit ins at White establishments. The harrowing ordeals people wanting the same opportunities had to go through.
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A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960's in Mississippi before Blacks were allowed to vote and did sit ins at White establishments. The harrowing ordeals people wanting the same opportunities had to go through.

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Song of Freedom
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Absolute rave
20 February 2000 | by (Cincinatti, OH) – See all my reviews

I agree. "Freedom Song" is a surprising, powerful, emotional, sometimes funny, always honest look at the civil rights movement. It focusses mostly on teenagers, and it's fascinating. Terrific acting. And a great score by Sweet Honey in the Rock and James Horner.


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