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Sing Your Song(Movie, 2011)

1h 43min | Genre: Documentary
Sing Your SongRating: 3.5/5 (with 44 votes)
Sing Your Song is a 2011 documentary that tells the story of Harry Belafonte. The film recounts his life and legacy, not only as a great entertainer, but as an important activist in the Civil Rights Movement. This inspirational biographical film begins with Belafonte's birth into poverty in Harlem in 1927, and childhood years in Jamaica, sent there by his immigrant mother. Director Susanne Rostock takes the viewer through his discovery of theater and training as an actor as a young man, and on to his career and success as a singer. The film shows not only Belafonte's remarkable success as a singer and actor, but also his true passion for social change. The film outlines some highlights of his entertainment career, but is more focused on how he helped change the world in other ways: marching with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the civil-rights era; working against apartheid in South Africa; fighting hunger through his instrumental work with USA for Africa; and, most recently, working to combat gang violence through programs with inner-city youth.* In an interview about the film, Belafonte discussed his activism from Civil Rights to poverty in Africa. The film won an award in section... ()
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About Sing Your Song

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.


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Additional Information

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Main subject: Harry Belafonte (Person)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 3 languages: Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/13/2012
Composer: Hahn Rowe
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Sing Your Song: Harry Belafonte"
Keywords: woman director
Revenue: 29,110 USD

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