The Watsons Go to Birmingham

The Watsons Go to Birmingham

DVD - 2013
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Chronicles the ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, and how they are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
Publisher: [United States] : [publisher not identified], 2013
Branch Call Number: DVD WATSONS
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,stereo,Dolby digital 5.1,rda
video file,DVD video,region 1,rda


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Based on the children’s book by Christopher Paul Curtis, this family-friendly movie chronicles an African-American family living in Michigan, and how their lives and perceptions change after they visit Alabama in the summer of 1963.

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Jan 25, 2016

Very good film. Eye opener if you do not know much about desegration, and how it affected [black] families.

Nov 25, 2014

A decent enough black family type movie.The ''DARK'' spirit that the little boy saw multiple times in this movie is the real life DEMON of RACISM against blacks only.The same DEMON that made sure that Mike Brown's DEEPLY RACIST KILLER DARREN WILSON got away with his 1st degree murder tonight on (11/24/2014) George Zimmerman style.The so-called church messages from ministers in this movie for blacks to be COWARDS reminds me of why blacks in real life are the SPINELESS COWARDS that they really are in 2014 concerning the EXTREME RACISM blacks are still DEEPLY OPPRESSED by.The so-called ministers in churches in real life are still BRAINWASHING blacks to turn the other cheek no matter what continues to happen to them and protesting in 2014 is more in vain now than ever before for blacks only period,BUT YOU DON'T HEAR ME THOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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