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The Black Power Mixtape 1967?1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975This archival scrapbook of the black power movement was assembled from footage shot by Swedish journalists in the '60s and '70s. The movie gets beyond the...The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975DocumentaryPT100MThis archival scrapbook of the black power movement was assembled from footage shot by Swedish journalists in the '60s and '70s. The movie gets beyond the...2011-08-31Sundance Selects
Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King Jr., ... | DOCUMENTING A MOVEMENT Martin Luther King and Harry Belafonte in The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

DOCUMENTING A MOVEMENT Martin Luther King and Harry Belafonte in The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (SVT)

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Genre: Documentary; Runtime (in minutes): 100; Distributor: Sundance Selects

This archival scrapbook of the black power movement was assembled from footage shot by Swedish journalists in the ’60s and ’70s. The movie gets beyond the familiar fetishistic trappings — the Black Panthers posing with their guns and Che-knockoff Marxist berets, etc. — to reveal the humanistic yearnings of the key players. The Black Power Mixtape 1967?1975 is a tangy raw stew of history, even if it never begins to confront the contradictions that bedeviled black militancy. B+

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