"BEHIND THE MOVEMENT"
Nominated for 2 NAACP Image Awards
including Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
a TVOne/Swirl Films Production
dir. Aric Avelino
Set during the tumultuous Civil Rights era, "Behind the Movement" offers a closer look at how Rosa Parks; refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger launched the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott.
The original feature-length film, starring Meta Golding, Loretta Devine, Isaiah Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith, features the actual bus where Rosa Parks; refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger on December 1, 1955 spiraled into the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott. The made-for- television movie honors the contributions of many unsung heroes in the Civil Rights struggle and recounts the meticulous planning and preparation that took place during three intense days between the fateful evening when Parks was arrested for breaking the law to the launch of this significant protest."