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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
Written and performed by Carole King
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A beautiful and powerful account of an important time in American history
14 February 2000 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderfully told story. I had no idea that it would come off so clearly and compassionately. It is the story of real people and real events which can often be over dramatized or underplayed in Hollywood. This film goes right to the heart. The performances are strong and believable, very honest. The music, composed by Sweet Honey in the Rock and James Horner is truly evocative of those times and serves the movie and its emotions well. Be sure to see it! You will en


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