Freedom Song

Freedom Song

Director: Phil Alden Robinson

Cast: Danny Glover, Vicellous Shannon, Loretta Devine

     
 

This made-for-TV movie focuses on the grassroots efforts of a Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to combat the entrenched racism of the segregated South. The film focuses on Owen Walker (Vicellus Reon Shannon), a youth who longs to address the injustices of his hometown in rural Mississippi. His father Will (Danny Glover) forswore his own previous… See more details below

Overview

This made-for-TV movie focuses on the grassroots efforts of a Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to combat the entrenched racism of the segregated South. The film focuses on Owen Walker (Vicellus Reon Shannon), a youth who longs to address the injustices of his hometown in rural Mississippi. His father Will (Danny Glover) forswore his own previous attempts to organize local blacks. Owen resents his father, until he too realizes the true cost of protesting.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/10/2006
UPC:
0053939747126
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Turner Home Ent
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:57:00
Sales rank:
35,447

Special Features

Closed Caption

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Danny Glover Will Walker
Vicellous Shannon Owen Walker
Loretta Devine Evelyn Walker
Glynn Turman T-Bone Lanier
Stan Shaw Archie Mullen
Michael Jai White Coleman Vaughnes
John Beasley Jonah Summer
Jason Weaver Isaac Hawkins
Marcello Thedford Tyrone Franklin
David Strathairn Peter Crowley
Vondie Curtis-Hall Actor

Technical Credits
Phil Alden Robinson Director,Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Sean Daniel Executive Producer
Amanda DiGuilio Producer
Danny Glover Executive Producer
James Horner Score Composer
Maysie Hoy Editor
Carolyn McDonald Executive Producer
Sweet Honey in the Rock Score Composer
Amy Vincent Cinematographer
Stanley G. Weiser Screenwriter

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Freedom Song
1. Credits [2:13]
2. Childhood Memories [3:29]
3. Learning The Rules [5:06]
4. NAACP Chapter [3:55]
5. Hungry For Courage [2:34]
6. Freedom Riders [5:32]
7. New Man In Town [8:00]
8. Registering To Vote [6:20]
9. First Arrest [3:22]
10. Nonviolent Training [8:57]
11. Chilly Reception [2:59]
12. Public Sit-In [7:35]
13. SNCC Meeting [3:57]
14. Family Conflict [4:41]
15. "Bad Times" [8:27]
16. Withdrawing Support [:00]
17. Student March [6:57]
18. "Show No Fear" [6:05]
19. County Jail [2:06]
20. Carrying On [7:25]
21. End Credits [6:39]

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