"Great Debaters" Movie Night

In recognition of Black History Month

"The Great Debaters" (2007)

In recognition of Black History Month...

When the nation was in need,
he inspired them to give us hope.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Carnegie Room | Lower Level | St. Thomas Public Library

Free Admission

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Watch the Movie Trailer

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Run Time: 126 minutes


Directed By: Denzel Washington


Produced By: Oprah Winfrey


Starring: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise


Rated: PG-13 for depiction of strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, and for language and brief sexuality.

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