1. The Light of Freedom - Trailer #1 - A KICKS Flicks Production


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    This is the first trailer for "The Light of Freedom" - A KICKS Flicks Production It is the year 1861 and President Lincoln has called for 75,000 men to join the Union Army. As the Civil War begins, another battle has been raging for decades. It is the fight for freedom waged by the Underground Railroad. William Hanby has been a station master on the Underground Railroad for many years. He breaks the law of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, as he puts himself and his family in great danger to help runaway slaves reach freedom. Difficulty arises when a new bounty hunter arrives in the area, determined to make money by returning runaway slaves to their masters. The situation is further complicated when Hanby’s primary railroad conductor joins the Union Army to fight in the war. Meanwhile, further south along the Ohio River, at the border of the slave state of Kentucky and the free state of Ohio, the frontline of the fight for freedom rages. Jackson Cumberland, a free black man, risks his life regularly to help runaway slaves make it across the river. Samuel Woodson, a slave rescued by Jackson, yearns to be re-united with his sister, still caught on the other side of the river. Your family will be inspired by the life of William Hanby, a real life historical hero, and his family. You will be moved by the stories of runaway slaves longing to be re-united with their families, and those risking their lives to save them. You will be captivated as you follow the Union Army’s 14th OVI in their fight against the Confederate Army in Virginia. This inspirational family film by KICKS Flicks will both educate and entertain as it encourages you to stand for the freedom of every person.

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    • Underground Railroad - 8 Millimetres


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      video for single '8 Millimetres' out 17th October on One little indian records, taken from the album 'White Night Stand' Directed by Remy Lamont. http://www.whitenightstand.net http://www.facebook.com/undergroundrailroaduk http://www.myspace.com/urailroad http://www.indian.co.uk

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      • Follow the North Star


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        You'll walk away with a lot to think about..... Participants in the Follow the North Star program come as close as possible to being a runaway on the Underground Railroad as is possible in the 21st century. All who take the journey, from students to families to couples, experience what it was like to move under the cover of darkness to a rumored safe place, ask for help from strangers and be belittled by those "in charge". This award-winning program is to be experienced to be believed.

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        • Follow the Drinking Gourd Trailer


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          Celebrate Black History Month at the VIRGINIA LIVING MUSEUM in Newport News VA with this popular planetarium program about the Underground Railroad and learn how the stars of the northern sky led slaves to freedom. This poignant and inspiring take of one family's desperate flight to freedom is based on the children's book written and illustrated by Jeanette Winter

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          • Stolen From Africa Docu-Series (Teaser)


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            This documentary follows the journey of two rappers from Toronto and Atlanta as they retrace actual slave trading routes. Even though they come from completely different worlds, they soon discover their shared history of being Stolen From Africa - currently in production. (2012) Produced by Alana Lowe, Music - Original Rich Kidd. Stay connected to our journey: www.facebook.com/sfarealtv www.stolenfromafrica.org This teaser was made possible with support from the Ontario Arts Council's Access and Career Development program | http://www.arts.on.ca/page90.aspx

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            • One Thousand Hills (Part 1)


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              This is Part 1 of 2. Part 2 is here: http://vimeo.com/19819059 In Summer 2010, we biked from New Orleans, Louisiana to Owen Sound, Ontario, mostly along the Underground Railroad Route. The trip was 2177 miles, took 36 days, and had its fair share of both triumph and tragedy. This movie acts as a travelogue of our trip, detailing the people, places, and events along the way. We started with four riders, gained a few and were up to six people at one point, but ended with only three. Heat, hills, dog attacks, logging trucks, and other obstacles were overcome. A scandalous volume of soda and peanut butter and jelly burritos were consumed.

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              • Ohio State University Price of Life Invitational Summary Video


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                This summary video shows footage from the historic Price of Life Invitational conducted by R. York Moore at the Ohio State University in April, 2010. The purpose of the Ohio State Price of Life Invitational Campaign was to bring together leaders from the university, church community, legal and business arena and political realm with those local, national, and international organizations on the front lines in the battle against human trafficking in order to raise money, awareness, and advocates amongst faculty and students at the largest college campus in America. Bringing the voices and talents from these diverse networks will help us stop the horrors of modern day slavery and sexual exploitation.Through this unique lens of advocacy, networking, and education, we hope also to help those exploited as modern day slaves by raising money and awareness at the Ohio State University.

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                • Passage to the North Star


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                  Created as an introduction for hikers at the Mansfield Bicentennial Underground Railroad Walk, a brief overview of what the underground railroad was with stories of some local stations.

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                  • Oberlin Underground Railroad Center Project


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                    This video was created to introduce the Oberlin Underground Railroad Center Project and to help viewers gain an understanding of Oberlin and Ohio's vital role in the Underground Railroad. Music: Part 1: “(h) Banjo Arba Minch Garden” by Cooper-Moore Part 2: Composition by Ryan Lester Part 3: "Early My God, Without Delay" Direction and Cinematography by Mika Johnson Sound by Gerard Marcus Sound Design by Isaac Jones Production Assistants: Gabe Freed, Ben Tobin, and Leah Wood Titles and visual effects by Kaori Mitsushima Additional Editing by Hannah Scharlin-Pettee Special Thanks to Sigrid Boe for making this video possible.

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                      Documentary Tease...Follow me as I search for the true story behind these tunnels, hidden in between the floors of a Downtown Louisville restaurant.

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