Mighty Times: The Children's March

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Mighty Times: The Children's March
MIghty Times The Childrens March.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Robert Houston
Produced by Andrew Ellison
Robert Hudson
Music by Don Davis
Cinematography Geoffrey George
Edited by Mark Brewer
Sean P. Keenan
Release date
  • 2004 (2004)
Running time
40 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Mighty Times: The Children's March is a 2004 American short documentary film about the Birmingham, Alabama civil rights marches in the 1960s, highlighting the bravery of young activists in Children's Crusade (1963). It was directed by Robert Houston and produced by Robert Hudson. In 2005, the film won an Academy Award at the 77th Academy Awards for Documentary Short Subject.[1] The film was co-produced by the Southern Poverty Law Center and HBO.[2]

Cast[edit]

  • Dominiqua Alexis as Interviewed Protestor (as Dominiqua Lint)
  • Rico E. Anderson as D.J. Shelley "The Playboy" Stewart
  • Josh Evans as Police Interrogator / Firefighter
  • Kali Hawk as Lenore, Protestor on the news
  • Jessica Joy Kemock as Townsperson
  • Tony Otto as Birmingham Police Officer
  • Jeremy Rodriguez as Joe
  • Rick Sharp as Jail Interrogator reenactment
  • Stephen Keber as Bull Connor

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New York Times: Mighty Times: The Children's March". NY Times. Retrieved May 30, 2008. 
  2. ^ "HBO, Southern Poverty Law Center Film Nominated for Academy Award". WSFA News. Retrieved January 13, 2011. 

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