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THE GREAT DEBATERS

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Directed by Denzel Washington
United States, 2007
Comedy, Biography

Synopsis

When African American poet Mel Tolson (Denzel Washington, who also directs) creates a debate team at historically black Wiley College in the 1930s, he pushes the team to a level of excellence that allows them to take on Harvard University.

Synopsis

When African American poet Mel Tolson (Denzel Washington, who also directs) creates a debate team at historically black Wiley College in the 1930s, he pushes the team to a level of excellence that allows them to take on Harvard University.

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The Great DebatersDirected byDenzel Washington

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Awards & Festivals

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National Board of Review
2007 | Winner: Freedom of Expression Award
Golden Globes (USA)
2008 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Drama
Women Film Critics Circle Awards
2007 | Winner: Josephine Baker Award

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