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Classic (Denzel Washington) Film Fridays – “Great Debaters”

July 23 @ 8:20 pm

Free

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school’s first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
Director: Denzel Washington
Writers: Robert Eisele (screenplay), Jeffrey Porro (story), Tony Scherman (inspired by the American Legacy article)
Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise

Details

Date:
July 23
Time:
8:20 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.classicfilmfridays.com

Venue

Rufus King Park
150-29 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
Website:
https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/rufus-king-park

Organizer

A Better Jamaica
Phone:
(718) 657-2605
Website:
http://www.abetterjamaica.org