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Deacons For Defense (2003)


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Published: [United States] : Showtime Entertainment : Hallmark Entertainment Distribution, LLC, c2003
Edition:  Full screen format
Description:  1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1932228829,
Language:  English

Originally broadcast as a made-for TV movie in 2003

Special features: filmographies of Forest Whitaker and Jonathan Silverman; interviews with Forest Whitaker and Jonathan Silverman

Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Silverman, Ossie Davis, Paul Benjamin, Gene Mack, Beau Starr, Tyrone Benskin, Melanie Nicholls-King, Chris Britton

Set in Louisiana in the 1960s, a group calling themselves Deacons for Defense rise up against the Ku Klux Klan. A hard-working man forms the Black militia group which then became a focal point during civil rights movement

MPAA rating: R

DVD, region 1

English (Dolby 5.1 or stereo 2.0) and Spanish (mono.) language soundtracks; closed-captioned in English

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Deacons for Defense and Justice -- Drama
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- Drama
Civil rights movements -- Drama -- Louisiana
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Made-for-TV movies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added--20090424 advd

Additional Credits:
Duke, Bill, 1943-
Rehme, Robert, 1935-
Little, Mark (Mark Anthony)
Grillo, Nick
D'Antonio, Michael
Wesley, Richard, 1945-
Military, Frank
Whitaker, Forest
Silverman, Jonathan, 1966-
Davis, Ossie
Benjamin, Paul
Mack, Gene
Starr, Beau
Benskin, Tyrone
Nicholls-King, Melanie
Britton, Chris
Gorin, Stephanie
Colombier, Michel
Keramidas, Harry
Emmink, Peter
Stannett, Ron
Showtime Networks
Showtime Entertainment
Hallmark Entertainment (Firm)

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