Danny Glover

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Danny Glover

In 2007 "Actor and activist Danny Glover joins Democracy Now to talk about his new film "Bamako." Set in Mali, the plot revolves around a trial that pits the people of Bamako against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund." [1]

"Danny Glover combines his acting career with a dedication to the common good. He is well-known for his film and television works, including the Lethal Weapon series, Beloved, To Sleep with Anger, and Freedom Song. He serves as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations, works on behalf of AIDS victims in the U.S. and Africa, and helps a wide range of organizations advance the causes of civil right and economic justice." [1]

"In addition to being one of the most acclaimed actors of our time, with a career spanning 30 years from Places in the Heart, The Color Purple, the Lethal Weapon series and the award-winning To Sleep with Anger, Danny Glover has also produced, executive produced and financed numerous projects for film, television and theatre. Among these are Good Fences, 3 AM, Freedom Song, Get on the Bus, Deadly Voyage, Buffalo Soldiers, The Saint of Fort Washington, To Sleep with Anger, and Mooladé, as well as the series Courage and America's Dream. Since co-founding Louverture Films, Glover has executive or co-produced BAMAKO, AFRICA UNITE, TROUBLE THE WATER, SALT OF THIS SEA, SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION, DUM MAARO DUM, THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MCKINLEY NOLAN, THE HOUSE I LIVE IN, and HIGHWAY. He has associate produced THE TIME THAT REMAINS and the 2010 Cannes Palme d'Or winner UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES." [2]

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  1. Directors, Yes Magazine, accessed June 4, 2008.
  2. Louverture Films About, organizational web page, accessed December 2, 2014.
  3. Advisory Board, Center for a New American Dream, accessed December 28, 2007.
  4. Board, LinkTV, accessed September 23, 2011.
  5. Vanguard Public Foundation, guidestar, accessed July 3, 2009.
  6. RefugePoint People, organizational web page, accessed May 26, 2013.