Plot & Details
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.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 150min.
- DVD Release Date: 01/10/2006
- Director(s): Phil Alden Robinson
- Starring: Danny Glover , Vicellous Shannon , Loretta Devine , Glynn E. Turman
- Themes: Fighting the System,Social Injustice,Race Relations,Fathers and Sons
- Tone: Earnest,Poignant,Tense,Stirring
- Keywords: father, non-violence, protest, racism, segregation
- Language: English