Amistad Synopsis
U.S. lawyers defend Africans who revolted against their Spanish captors aboard a slave ship in 1839.
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Amistad

By janlallen
...I don't know how many of you have seen this wonderful movie "Amistad!" Have you seen it? It's a great movie, about the African slaves that were basically towed into New Haven harbor and eventually...

History As Drama

By stanleyeknox393
The movie Amistad based on actual or nearly actual events personalizes the African deaspera as no other film has!...

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Rated R | For Controversial Subject Matter
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Intense true story about slavery has graphic violence.
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