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December 2007

Photos from the afterparty now online

December 14, 2007

The afterparty for the premiere of The Great Debaters was held at the Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California on 11 December 2007.

The photos were taken by Steven Williams.

Set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South and inspired by a true story, "The Great Debaters" chronicles the journey of a brilliant but volatile coach (Denzel Washington) who uses the power of words to shape a group of underdog students from a small, modest black college in East Texas into an elite debate team while challenging the social mores of the time, culminating with a groundbreaking invitation to debate Harvard's championship team. Directed by Denzel Washington and produced by Oprah Winfrey, the cast includes Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker, Gina Ravera, and Denzel Whitaker.

The Great Debaters opens on December 25, 2007


Stu James
Jeannette Gayle, Stu James & Jennifer Hudson
Stu James , Jurnee Smollett & Jeannette Bayardelle
Henry Simmons & Jeannette Bayardelle
Jeannette Bayardelle & DenzelWashington
Gina Ravera


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