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1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
On Sunday, September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, was bombed by four members of a Ku Klux Klan-affiliated racist group. Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, four African-American girls between the ages of 11 and 14 who had been attending the church's Sunday school, were killed in the blast. Director Spike Lee's somber 1997 documentary tells the story through new interviews and archival footage.

Cast: Maxine McNair , Helen Pegues , Harold McNair ,

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Direct Cinema Limited

4 Little Girls (1997)

Release Date: July 9th, 1997|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • 100
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    4 Little Girls brilliantly captures a moment in American history and tells an achingly painful story of injustice and family loss. show more

  • 100
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This subject demands consummate screen treatment and now has absolutely gotten it from director/producer Spike Lee. [10 Jul 1997, Pg.02.D] show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There is mostly sadness and regret at the surface in 4 Little Girls, but there is anger in the depths, as there should be. show more

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