Deacons for Defense Poster

Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: November 18th, 2003

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Black militiamen organize their neighbors to help them fight members of the Ku Klux Klan in Louisiana.

Cast: Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Silverman, Ossie Davis, Adam Weiner, Melanie Nicholls-King, Chris Britton, Gene A. Mack, Tyrone Benskin

Director: Bill Duke

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Miramax


Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2003)