Freedom Song (2000)





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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.
NR (adult situations/language, violence)
Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Television
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Danny Glover
as Will Walker
Vondie Curtis-Hall
as Daniel Wall
Loretta Devine
as Evelyn Walker
Glynn E. Turman
as T-Bone Lanier
Stan Shaw
as Archie Mullen
Michael Jai White
as Coleman Vaughnes
John Beasley
as Jonah Summer
Jason Weaver
as Isaac Hawkins
Marcello Thedford
as Tyrone Franklin
David Strathairn
as Peter Crowley
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Full Review… | April 4, 2011
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
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Audience Reviews for Freedom Song

For a TV-Made movie, it is well made, and well-acted. A very interesting and surprisingly compelling movie. It is definitely worth your time. 76/100

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