|Director(s)||Stanley Earl Nelson Jr.|
|Producer(s)||Laurens Grant, Lewanne Jones, Mark Samels, Sharon Grimberg, Stacey Holman|
|Categories||Crystal Heart Award, Documentary Feature|
|Honor(s)||Crystal Heart Award Winner, Heartland Film Festival Film|
Freedom Riders is the powerful, harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May to November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives—and often endured savage beatings and imprisonment—for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South.