Mighty Times: The Children's March

Mighty Times: The Children's March is a 2004 American short documentary film about the Birmingham, Alabama civil rights marches in the 1960s, highlighting the bravery of young activists involved in Children's Crusade (1963).[1] It was directed by Robert Houston and produced by Robert Hudson. In 2005, the film won an Oscar at the 77th Academy Awards for Documentary Short Subject.[2] The film was co-produced by the Southern Poverty Law Center and HBO.[3]

Mighty Times: The Children's March
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Directed byRobert Houston and Robert Hudson
Produced byRobert Hudson
Music byDon Davis
CinematographyGeoffrey George
Edited bySean P. Keenan
Distributed byHBO
Release date
  • 2004 (2004)
Running time
40 minutes
CountryUnited States


  • Dominiqua Alexis as Interviewed Protester (as Dominiqua Lint)
  • Rico E. Anderson as D.J. Shelley "The Playboy" Stewart
  • Josh Evans as Police Interrogator / Firefighter
  • Kali Hawk as Lenore, Protester on the news
  • Jessica Joy Kemock as Townsperson
  • Tony Otto as Birmingham Police Officer
  • Jeremy Rodriguez as Joe
  • Rick Sharp as Jail Interrogator reenactment
  • Stephen Keber as Bull Connor

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Beyond the ordinary". Georgia Straight, by Ken Eisner on May 19, 2005
  2. ^ "New York Times: Mighty Times: The Children's March". NY Times. Retrieved May 30, 2008.
  3. ^ "HBO, Southern Poverty Law Center Film Nominated for Academy Award". WSFA News. Retrieved January 13, 2011.

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