Amistad Movie Review

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My review of the movie Amistad The movie Amistad begins with Cinque and many other Africans literally packed onto a slave ship. The conditions on this ship are terrible and many people die. The ship crosses the middle passage and docks in Cuba. Here the Africans are cleaned and thrown in a slave camp. While in the camp, the Africans are given different names. The owners of the camp hold slave auctions and sell Cinque …

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…them that they needed to have another trial. The fact that there was trial to begin with just seems kind of stupid to me. This movie also showed me how slavery actually was, not described it in a one-page summary, like all of my textbooks. It showed how the slaves were treated and how unsanitary the ships were. I thought Amistad was a very good movie and I will probably watch it again. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**