Prom Night in Mississippi

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Free | Trailer Addict Posted: 10/7/2011

Canadian filmmaker Paul Saltzman follows students, teachers, and parents in the lead-up to the big day. Morgan Freeman addresses the student body. Girls shop for dresses and get their hair done. Boys rent tuxedoes and buy corsages. These seemingly inconsequential rites of passage suddenly become profound as the weight of history falls on teenage shoulders.

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Third trailer for Prom Night in Mississippi. In a small town in Mississippi , a high school prepares for its first integrated senior prom.

Free | Trailer Addict Posted: 10/7/2011

Second trailer for Prom Night in Mississippi. Docu is an eye-opening reminder that racism is alive and well in America, 54 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered an end to segregated public schools. Resistance to integrating the prom comes primarily from parents, while the students, for the most part, sound a hopeful note, articulating their own feelings in the face of the prejudices of their parents and grandparents.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Monday, July 20, 2009

The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All
8 pm/ET ABC
We won't know who Jillian picks for another week, but a number of the losers in this love game return to confront our bachelorette. Country bad boy Wes won't be among them, but he won't go unmentioned. (An ABC release promises a "musical tribute" to Wes as well.) There will also be highlights and outtakes, a preview of the finale and a visit by 2009 Bachelor Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney, the gal he chose after he dumped Melissa, the gal he chose on the show.

Read on for previews of Prom Night in Mississippi, Dating in the Dark, Moonshot and Torchwood: Children of the Earth. read more

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Premise: After years of separate proms for white and black students, a high school in Charleston, Miss., holds its first integrated dance in 2008, thanks in part to actor and resident Morgan Freeman's offer to pay for it. Produced and directed by Paul Saltzman, the film received a Grand Jury Prize nomination at the Sundance Film Festival.

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