The Great Debaters


Director: Denzel Washington Actors: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise Genres: Biography, Drama Country: USA Release Year: 2007 Duration: 126 min Synopsis: 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.