University of Rochester
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies

Glory

  • Wednesday, March 5, 2014
  • 5:00 PM

Morey 321

 

Africa Video Series

“Glory” (1989) directed by Edward Zwick

"Glory" is an American drama war film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Matthew Broderick ,Denzel Washinton ,Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman .The story is based on 54th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry , the first formal unit of the American army to be made up entirely of African American men , as told from the viewpoint of Colonel Shaw ,its commanding officer during the American Civil War  

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