Movies in the Park: The Great Debaters Movies

Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Washington Park
5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 256-1248


Fee: Free

Age Range: 13 and older

Enjoy a movie in the park - you bring the snacks and we'll bring the stars!

The Great Debaters            Rated - PG-13;         123 minutes

This touching drama is based on the true story of Mel Tolson, a professor at Wiley College who inspired his students to form the schoolÕs first debate team. This group of kids was the first African American team to ever go up against Harvard and defeated the famed debate team in the national championships.  

Presented by Charter One; Underwritten by DuSable Museum of African American History

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