Freedom on My Mind

Film. Directed Connie Field and Marilyn Mulford. Written by Michael Chandler. 1994. 110 min.
The story of the Mississippi freedom movement in the early 1960s.

  • Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974 | Themes: Civil Rights Movements | Reading Levels: High School | Resource Types: Films

FREEDOM-ON-MY-MINDNominated for an Academy Award, winner of both the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians awards for best documentary, this landmark film tells the story of the Mississippi freedom movement in the early 1960s when a handful of young activists changed history.

Distributed by California Newsreel.

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