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An ordinary hero : the true story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland / Taylor Street Films presents a Loki Mulholland film.

Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer, 1941- (performer.). Mulholland, Loki, (filmmaker.). Gerald, K. Danor, (film producer.).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 92 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Christiano Film Group, 2013.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Loki Mulholland.
Participant or Performer Note:
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland.
Summary, etc.:
An Ordinary Hero is the amazing story of one young woman's courage to help change the world. As a little girl growing up in the South, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland witnessed the ugly realities of segregation and racism first hand and vowed to one day do something about it. By the time she was 19 years old, Joan had already participated in over three dozen sit-ins and protest when she was put on death row in Mississippi's notorious Parchman Penitentiary after joining the Freedom Rides... but that was just the beginning of an incredible true story that has captivated millions around the world. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Loki Mulholland, An Ordinary Hero is an empowering tribute to the human spirit that is sure to inspire people of all ages to do what is right even when it isn't easy.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer, 1941-
Women civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
Women, White > United States > Biography.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.

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