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Classic (Denzel Washington) Film Fridays – “Great Debaters”
July 23, 2021 @ 8:20 pmFree
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school’s first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
Director: Denzel Washington
Writers: Robert Eisele (screenplay), Jeffrey Porro (story), Tony Scherman (inspired by the American Legacy article)
Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise