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Title Soundtrack for a revolution [videorecording] / Louverture Films presents a Freedom Song production in association with Goldcrest Films International and Wild Bunch ; written and directed by Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman.
Published [New York, NY] : Docurama Films : Distributed by New Video, [2010]
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Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Executive producer, Danny Glover ; photographers, Buddy Squires, Jon Else, Stephen Kazmierski ; editor, Jeffrey Doe ; music producer, Corey Smyth.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Bonus features: musical performances, deleted scenes and interviews, behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
System Reqs DVD; NTSC; Dolby Digital, stereo.
Performer Anthony Hamilton and the Blind Boys of Alabama, Angie Stone, Joss Stone, Mary Mary, the Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir, Wyclef Jean, Richie Havens, The Roots, John Legend.
Summary The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and even from the black church.
Awards Vancouver International Film Festival Audience Award, 2009 ; Chicago International Film Festival Best Director, 2009.
Subject African Americans -- Music.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Songs and music.
Protest songs -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- Songs and music.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- United States -- Personal narratives.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Related Names Glover, Danny, Producer.
Guttentag, William, Screenwriter, Director.
Sturman, Dan, Narrator, Screenwriter, Director.
Hamilton, Amde, 1940- Performer.
Stone, Angie, Performer.
Stone, Joss, Performer.
Jean, Wyclef, Performer.
Havens, Richie, Performer.
Legend, John, Performer.
Mary Mary (Musical group) Performer.
Hopscotch Entertainment (Firm)
Blind Boys of Alabama.
Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir.
Roots (Musical group)
Louverture Films (Firm)
Goldcrest Films International.
Wild Bunch (Firm)
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
ISBN 1422988279
9781422988275
Standard # 767685225103
Publisher # NNVG225101 Docurama Films
OCLC number 663651429