Edward Zwick / US, 1989 / 122 min.
No fewer than 180,000 Black soldiers fought in the American Civil War. Glory tells the story of Trip (Denzel Washington) and Rawlins (Morgan Freeman), two soldiers in the first regiment made up of all Black volunteers. The pair take part in the historical Battle of Fort Wagner. Brought Denzel Washington his first Oscar.
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Sidney Poitier & Denzel Washington
Sidney Poitier was Denzel Washington’s shining example. The actors were good friends, but never played in a film together. This summer, Eye brings them together on the big screen for the first time by showing the best of their films.