A Force More Powerful (1999)

A Force More Powerful
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 50mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Steve York Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Peter Pearce Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Giulio Biccari Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000002
Peter Ackerman Producer n/a 3 3000006
Lori Shinseki Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Dalton Delan Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Jack DuVall Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Dilip Varma Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000003
Berle Cherney Cinematographer cinematography(rostrum camera) 402 6000004
Ken Hahn Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Brian Cunneff Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000002
Peter Ackerman Advisor content advisor 120821 12000001
John D Keltonic Music n/a 120781 8000001
Joseph Wiedenmayer Editor n/a 172 7000001
Anny Meza Editor n/a 172 7000002
Miriam A Zimmerman Producer managing producer 3 3000002
Steve York Producer n/a 3 3000001
Nara Desai Actor n/a 1 1000006
Reverend James Lawson Actor n/a 1 1000007
Dr. Usha Mehta Actor n/a 1 1000005
Stanley Wolpert Actor n/a 1 1000004
Dr. Aloo Dastur Actor n/a 1 1000002
Alyque Padamsee Actor n/a 1 1000003
John Lewis Actor n/a 1 1000008
Diane Nash Actor n/a 1 1000009
Ben Kingsley Narrator n/a 120790 1000014
Steve York Director n/a 2 2000001
Tango Lamani Actor n/a 1 1000013
Professor Janet Cherry Actor n/a 1 1000012
Mkhuseli Jack Actor n/a 1 1000010
P Botha Actor n/a 1 1000011
Dr. Devavrat Pathak Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
Mahatma Gandhi's successful experiments with nonviolence in defending oppressed Indians in South Africa in the early part of the 20th Century were put to good use in winning independence for India. In September 1959, a young black Nashville minister, James Lawson, who had studied in India, put what he had learned from Gandhi's example into action when he led student sit-ins at the lunch counters of Nashville's three downtown chain variety stores. The film comes full circle in surveying how Gandhi's principles were put to use to end apartheid in South Africa.