Rent Paul Robeson: Songs of Freedom on DVD

Paul Robeson: Songs of Freedom

2009 Rated NR 52m

This penetrating documentary examines the career of beloved singer, actor and outspoken civil rights activist Paul Robeson, weaving his songs and speeches into a tapestry that reveals the complexity of his enduring legacy. Songs such as "John Brown's Body" showcase his glorious bass voice, and interviews with Robeson's family and colleagues offer an insider's perspective on his controversial political views that severely damaged his reputation.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.