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THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

Melnitz Movies

Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:30 PM (PST)

Los Angeles, CA

THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

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Melnitz Movies Presents:

THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

1967-1975

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 Written and Directed by Goran Hugo Olsson

Runtime: 100 minutes, Year: 2011

Presentation format: 35mm

 

 


About the film:

The Black Power Mixtape examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the black community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. The film combines music, startling 16mm footage (lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for 30 years), and contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars.

Music by Ahmir Questlove Thompson & Om'Mas Keith.

Including appearances by:
Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture), Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey P. Newton, Emile de Antonio, Angela Davis

Including commentary voice by:
Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli, Harry Belafonte, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, Robin Kelley, Abiodun Oyewole, Sonia Sanchez, Bobby Seale, Questlove

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2012 Black Reel Awards, Best Documentary

2012 Guldbagge Awards, Best Editing and Music

2011 Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema Documentary Film Editing Award

2011 British Film Institute Awards, Grierson Award Nomination

Official Selection of: Berlin Film Festival, San Francisco Film Festival

 

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James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz 1409
405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:30 PM (PST)


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● A Graduate Student-run screening series of new sneak previews, LA premieres, and cult
or classic repertory films that runs twice weekly throughout the UCLA academic year. Films are frequently accompanied by special guests, cast or crew, Q&A sessions and more.

● Funded by the Graduate Students Association and ASUCLA Student Interaction Fund.

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