Black Power Mixtape, The

DVD IFC9664

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  • Features
    - Documentary
    - Featurette
    - Interview with Angela Davis
    - Interview with Louis Farrakham
    - Interview with Shirley Chisholm
    - Trailer
  • Genre
  • Aspect ratio:
    9 (NTSC Widescreen)
  • Country:
    Sweden
  • Disc number:
    1
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Production year:
    2011
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Region code:
    1
  • Release date:
    12/13/2011
  • Running time:
    96
  • Features
    - Documentary
    - Featurette
    - Interview with Angela Davis
    - Interview with Louis Farrakham
    - Interview with Shirley Chisholm
    - Trailer
  • Genre
  • Aspect ratio:
    9 (NTSC Widescreen)
  • Country:
    Sweden
  • Disc number:
    1
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Production year:
    2011
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Region code:
    1
  • Release date:
    12/13/2011
  • Running time:
    96

Synopsis

During the rise of The Black Power Movement in the 60s and 70s, Swedish Television journalists documented the unfolding cultural revolution for their audience back home, having been granted unprecedented access to prominent leaders such as Angela Davis, the SNCC‘s Stokely Carmichael, and Black Panthers founders Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. Now, after more than 30 years in storage, this never-before-seen footage spanning nearly a decade of Black Power is finally available. Director Goran Hugo Olsson presents this mixtape, highlighting the key figures and events in the movement, as seen in a light completely different than the narrative of the American media at the time. Talib Kweli, Erykah Badu, Abiodun Oyewole, John Forte, and Robin Kelley are among the many important voices providing narration and commentary, adding modern perspective to this essential time capsule of African-American history.

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