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Prom night in Mississippi

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Prom night in Mississippi

[New York] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, [2010?]

1 videodisc (1 hr., 29 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

In 1997, actor Morgan Freeman, a resident of the small town of Charleston, Miss., offered to pay for the senior prom at Charleston High School under one condition: the prom must be racially integrated. His offer was ignored. In 2008 he offered again, and the offer was accepted, changing the tradition of two separate proms for blacks and whites that had endured since the high school was integrated in 1970. Shows the problems and lessons learned as the event was planned and held. With comments from Morgan Freeman, students, and others. Intended to explore attitudes of racial intolerance that still persist today. In 2008, Charleston High School had 415 students, 70% black and 30% white.

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ISBN:

978-1-42294904-7

ISBN:

978-1-42294904-7

Title:

Prom night in Mississippi [videorecording] / a film by Paul Saltzman ; HBO Documentary Films ; [presented by] RTM Productions ; produced in association with Canwest Broadcasting, The Movie Network, Movie Central ; directed & produced by Paul Saltzman ; produced by Patricia Aquino ; executive producers, Patricia Aquino, Paul Saltzman ; writer, Paul Saltzman ; for Home Box Office, supervising producer, Nancy Abraham ; executive producer, Sheila Nevins.

VaryingTitle:

Title on container: Prom night in Mississippi with Morgan Freeman.

Edition:

Widescreen.

Publisher:

[New York] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, [2010?]

Physical:

1 videodisc (1 hr., 29 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

Notes:

Program content: c2009.

Notes:

Copyright dates on container: 2008, 2009.

ParticipantNote:

Morgan Freeman.

Summary:

In 1997, actor Morgan Freeman, a resident of the small town of Charleston, Miss., offered to pay for the senior prom at Charleston High School under one condition: the prom must be racially integrated. His offer was ignored. In 2008 he offered again, and the offer was accepted, changing the tradition of two separate proms for blacks and whites that had endured since the high school was integrated in 1970. Shows the problems and lessons learned as the event was planned and held. With comments from Morgan Freeman, students, and others. Intended to explore attitudes of racial intolerance that still persist today. In 2008, Charleston High School had 415 students, 70% black and 30% white.

Awards Note:

Winner, Best Documentary Feature, AFI Dallas International, 2009; Audience Award, Oxford Film Festival; Top 10 Audience Favourite, 2009, HotDocs; 2009 Sundance Film Festival, Official Selection.

Subject:

Charleston High School (Charleston, Miss.)

Subject:

Racism--Mississippi--Charleston.

Subject:

Racism--United States.

Subject:

Prejudices--Mississippi--Charleston.

Subject:

Prejudices--United States.

Subject:

Segregation--United States.

Subject:

Proms--Mississippi--Charleston.

AE:PersName:

Saltzman, Paul.

AE:PersName:

Aquino, Patricia.

AE:PersName:

Abraham, Nancy.

AE:PersName:

Nevins, Sheila.

AE:PersName:

Freeman, Morgan.

AE:CorpName:

HBO Documentary Films.

AE:CorpName:

RTM Productions.

AE:CorpName:

CanWest Global Communications Corp.

AE:CorpName:

Movie Network.

AE:CorpName:

Movie Central (Firm)

AE:CorpName:

Docurama (Firm)

AE:CorpName:

New Video Group.

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