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15 Ratings

Freedom Riders

Directed by Stanley Nelson
United States, 2009


The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called the Freedom Riders who in 1961 creatively challenged segregation in the American South.

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Freedom Riders Directed by Stanley Nelson

Critics reviews

Nelson’s conscientious attention to detail and nuance add substance, perspective, and vitality to such history, especially in the recollections of the dry-mouth terror and gut-wrenching brutality sustained by the riders themselves.
January 11, 2017
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