Amistad

Is it possible to say anything less than adulatory about this generation's Roots without looking like the kind of creep who failed to weep for Mother Teresa? This epic reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding a bloody 1839 uprising aboard the ironically named Spanish slave ship La Amistad (it means friendship) is consistently earnest and well-intentioned...read more

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  • Amistad Tuesday Oct 30th, 8:00pm

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Amistad - Official Trailer
02:28 — True story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which men abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors (more…)
Amistad - (Original Trailer)
Steven Spielberg's Amistad (1997), the true story of a rebellion on a slave ship that inflamed 1840's America.

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Wed Oct 24 1:15pm
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In 1839, slaves start a shipboard rebellion against their captors while en route to America. Captured, they are imprisoned in New England, where a sympathetic former slave convinces a property lawyer to prove the kidnapped Africans were "stolen goods". Lat (more…)

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Tue Oct 30 8:00pm
Amistad TMC

In 1839, slaves start a shipboard rebellion against their captors while en route to America. Captured, they are imprisoned in New England, where a sympathetic former slave convinces a property lawyer to prove the kidnapped Africans were "stolen goods". Lat (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Is it possible to say anything less than adulatory about this generation's Roots without looking like the kind of creep who failed to weep for Mother Teresa? This epic reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding a bloody 1839 uprising aboard the ironi… (more)

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