With All Deliberate Speed (2004)

With All Deliberate Speed
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords civil rights, education, racism
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
William Rexer II Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Joe Arcidiacono Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Peter Gilbert Cinematographer n/a 402 6000003
Nathan Antila Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Robert Wesley Branch Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000013
W. Clark Bunting Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000011
Andrea Meditch Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000012
Andy Lemon Cinematographer n/a 402 6000004
Richard D Oakes Cinematographer n/a 402 6000005
Leo Sidran Music n/a 120781 8000002
Pal Rusnak Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Ben Sidran Music n/a 120781 8000001
Penny Trams Editor n/a 172 7000002
Adam Singer Cinematographer n/a 402 6000006
Carol Slatkin Editor n/a 172 7000001
Penny Trams Co-Producer n/a 170 3000010
Carol Slatkin Co-Producer n/a 170 3000009
Terry Kinney Actor n/a 1 1000006
Peter Gilbert Director n/a 2 2000001
Mekhi Phifer Actor n/a 1 1000005
Larenz Tate Actor n/a 1 1000004
Alicia Keys Actor n/a 1 1000002
Joe Morton Actor n/a 1 1000003
Nancy LeBrun Producer n/a 3 3000001
Peter Gilbert Producer n/a 3 3000002
Don Baer Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
Steve Carlis Executive Producer n/a 174 3000008
William M. Campbell Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Adam Singer Producer n/a 3 3000005
Joe Quinlan Producer n/a 3 3000003
Tommy Walker Producer n/a 3 3000004
Jeffrey Wright Actor Narrator 1 1000001
Synopsis
While the Supreme Court's historic ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education case struck down the concept of separate but equal as it had been used to justify segregation in American schools, it did not end discrimination. Documentary looks at how many school districts continued to underfinance schools in towns and neighborhoods with large African-American populations, perpetuating a two-tiered system of education. Film illustrates this history of discrimination via a series of dramatic readings of important documents and speeches in the case, performed by celebrities--Alicia Keys, Mekhi Phifer, Joe Morton, Terry Kinney and Larenz Tate. Newsreel clips are also used to illustrate the historical background from initial complaints filed in Virginia and South Carolina to Thurgood Marshall's argument before the Supreme Court.
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