4 Little GirlsThe movie is a documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement that happened on Sunday, September 15, 1963 and Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, four African-American girls between the ages of 11 and 14 were killed in the blast.
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Directors of "4 Little Girls"Spike LeeBirthdate: 20 March 1957, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Critic Reviews of "4 Little Girls"Chicago ReaderSeptember 22, 2008
There isn't an ounce of flab or hype, and the story it tells is profoundly affecting.VarietyMay 16, 2008
A compelling, straightforward account of a deeply sorrowful and pivotal event in the civil rights movement.Time OutJanuary 26, 2006
The big part of Lee's film commemorates the lives of the '4 little girls' who died, through the memories of parents, siblings and friends.San Francisco ChronicleJanuary 01, 2000
4 Little Girls brilliantly captures a moment in American history and tells an achingly painful story of injustice and family loss.Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 01, 2000
There is mostly sadness and regret at the surface in 4 Little Girls, but there is anger in the depths, as there should be.ReelViewsJanuary 01, 2000
It is Lee's job as a film maker to imbue these images with life, and that's a task he easily accomplishes.City Pages, Minneapolis/St. PaulAugust 20, 2009
Spike Lee has launched another perfectly timed counteroffensive: a calmly wrenching mix of oral history and period newsreels.Film4September 22, 2008
It's presented with Lee's usual intelligence and clarity as he skilfully mixes politics with moving reminders of the lives it affects.TV GuideSeptember 22, 2008
Time and tragedy may have flattened the four girls into remote paragons of youthful virtue, but the viciousness of anti-integrationist rhetoric is palpable and should never be forgotten.eFilmCritic.comJuly 23, 2007
Lee's filmmaking ... has the beauty of simplicity and the shadings of compassion.EmanuelLevy.ComFebruary 03, 2006
Spike Lee's Oscar-nominated documentary, about one of the defining moments of the civil rights movement, balances personal and painful memories of many witnesses with a poignantly political expose of the event, the murder of four innocent girls.culturevulture.netSeptember 16, 2004
Some of the credit for the two convictions may well be due to Spike Lee's memorable 1997 documentary...which brought new attention to the case.
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