Freedom Song (2000)

02/27/2000 (US) DramaTV Movie 1h 52m
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A father, a son and a movement that would change America forever.

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Freedom Song (2000) is a made-for-TV film based on true stories of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1960s. It tells the story of the struggle of African Americans to register to vote in the fictional town of Quinlan. In the midst of the Freedom Summer, a group of high school students in the small town are eager to make grassroots changes in their own community. The young activists meet resistance not only from white southerners, but from their parents, who have experienced firsthand the violence that can result from speaking out.[1] As high school students band together with the support of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, they make strides in registering African-American voters and gaining awareness for their cause.

  1. Phil Alden Robinson

    Director, Writer

  2. Stanley Weiser

    Writer

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Original Language English

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