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Freedom Song (2000)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 27 February 2000
A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960s, 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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T-Bone Lanier
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Jonah Summer
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Isaac Hawkins
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Dora Charles (as Rae'ven Larrymore Kelly)
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A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960s, 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 Father, a Son and a Movement that would Change America Forever. See more »

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Song of Freedom
Written and performed by Carole King
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Absolute rave
20 February 2000 | by 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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