Freedom Song


2h 30m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student N

Film Details

Release Date
2000
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Synopsis

Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the teen joins the crusade to desegregate the only home he's known. Based on actual events.

Crew

Kashka Banjoko

Hair Stylist

Sahy Bentley-griffin

Location Casting

Steve Brock

Best Boy

Tony Brubaker

Stunt Coordinator

Linda Burton

Production Designer

Veda Campbell

Sound Mixer

Jonathan Capra

Assistant Director

Anthony Cargioli

Boom Operator

Henry Cline

Camera Operator

H. H. Cooper

Assistant Director

Sean Daniel

Executive Producer

Sharen Davis

Costume Designer

Michael Dean Kiesling

Dolly Grip

Francine Decoursey

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Dave Dennis

Consultant

Amanda Digiulio

Producer

Amanda Digiulio Richmond

Unit Production Manager

Alyce Fahsholtz

Production Coordinator

Leigh French

Voice Casting

Danny Glover

Executive Producer

Gloria Glynn

Costume Supervisor

Diane Hammond

Makeup Artist

Vincent Harding

Consultant

E Michael Hewett

Location Manager

James Horner

Music

Maysie Hoy

Editor

Michaell G Jefferosn

Assistant Director

Carole King

Song

Michael Leone

Script Supervisor

John Leveque

Sound Editor

Keith G Lewis

Costume Supervisor

John Lindley

Director Of Photography

Steve Mann

Sound Effects Editor

Cydney Mccurdy

Casting Associate

Barbara Mcdermott

Music Editor

Charles Mcdew

Technical Advisor

Charles Mcdew

Consultant

Carolyn Mcdonald

Executive Producer

Tom Moore

Transportation Captain

Jono Oliver

Assistant Director

Steve Pederson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Brian T Pitts

Assistant Camera Operator

Christopher Prampin

Gaffer

Matt Ramsey

Assistant Editor

Joe E. Rand

Music Editor

A. Dorian Reed

Casting Associate

Robi Reed-humes

Casting

Simon Rhodes

Music

Shannon Riffy

Production Supervisor

Phil Alden Robinson

Executive Producer

Phil Alden Robinson

Screenplay

Gregg Rudloff

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

John Sanders

Property Master

Jeffrey Schlatter

Construction Coordinator

Michael Schorr

Special Effects Coordinator

David Smith

Set Decorator

Margaret Solow

Researcher

Becky Sullivan

Adr Editor

Shane Summers

Transportation Coordinator

Shawn Sykora

Foley Editor

Linwood Taylor

Production Designer

Dascious Thomas

Key Grip

Michael Tinger

Post-Production Supervisor

Amy Vincent

Director Of Photography

Kimberly Lowe Voight

Dialogue Editor

Michael H Ward

Art Director

Stanley Weiser

Screenplay

Alonzo V Wilson

Costume Supervisor

Anne Wilson

Production Accountant

Denise Woods

Dialect Coach

Emily Young Keely

Extras Casting Assistant

Gina Zappala

Assistant Editor

Bob Zellner

Consultant

Film Details

Release Date
2000
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States February 27, 2000

Aired in United States June 20, 2000

Released in United States on Video June 20, 2000

Began shooting July 13, 1999.

Completed shooting August 24, 1999.