A House Divided: Denmark Vesey’s Rebellion

A House Divided: Denmark Vesey’s Rebellion

Directed by Stan Lathan • 1982 • United States
Starring Yaphet Kotto, Ned Beatty, Antonio Fargas

Yaphet Kotto stars in this dramatic account of the heroic true story of Denmark Vesey, who was born into slavery but bought his freedom, became a carpenter and pastor, and in 1822 planned a daring revolt that would have freed thousands of slaves in Charleston, South Carolina. Risking their lives, Vesey and his accomplices plot to take control of the city, hijack a ship, and sail to Haiti in what would have been the largest slave rebellion in American history.

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A House Divided: Denmark Vesey’s Rebellion
  • A House Divided: Denmark Vesey’s Rebellion

    Directed by Stan Lathan • 1982 • United States
    Starring Yaphet Kotto, Ned Beatty, Antonio Fargas

    Yaphet Kotto stars in this dramatic account of the heroic true story of Denmark Vesey, who was born into slavery but bought his freedom, became a carpenter and pastor, and in 1822 planned a daring re...