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6 Great Civil Rights Movie Projects Shot in Georgia

by on Jan.20, 2014, under News

This afternoon we realized that there have been some terrific movies & television projects shot right here in Georgia which explore many aspects of the civil rights movement, and we’d love to share them with you now!

Bus Boycott (HBO, 2001)


A docudrama about the civil rights bus boycotts of the 1950s. Directed by Clark Johnson for HBO, featuring Jeffrey Wright as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Terrence Howard as Ralph Abernathy.

Remember the Titans (Bruckheimer/Disney, 2000)


Remember the Titans is a 2000 American sports drama film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Boaz Yakin. The plot was conceived from a screenplay written by Gregory Allen Howard. The film is based on the true story of African American coach Herman Boone portrayed by Denzel Washington, as he tries to introduce a racially divided team at the T. C. Williams High School in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Alexandria, Virginia during the early 1970s. Actor Will Patton portrays Bill Yoast, an assistant coach making a transition to help out Boone. The real life portrayal of athletes Gerry Bertier and Julius Campbell, played by Ryan Hurst and Wood Harris, appear within the harmonized storyline; while Kip Pardue and Kate Bosworth also star in principal roles. – Wikipedia

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