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Soundtrack for a revolution

Author: Danny GloverWilliam GuttentagDan SturmanAmde HamiltonAngie StoneAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Docurama Films : Distributed by New Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Protest songs
DVD-Video discs
Feature films
Songs and music
Documentary films
History
Music
Nonfiction films
Personal narratives
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Glover; William Guttentag; Dan Sturman; Amde Hamilton; Angie Stone; Joss Stone; Wyclef Jean; Richie Havens; John Legend; Mary Mary (Musical group),; Blind Boys of Alabama,; Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir,; Roots (Musical group),; Louverture Films (Firm),; Freedom Song Productions, LLC,; Goldcrest Films International,; Wild Bunch (Firm),; Docurama (Firm),; New Video Group,
ISBN: 9781422988275 1422988279
OCLC Number: 663651429
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Bonus features: musical performances, deleted scenes and interviews, behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
Credits: Executive producer, Danny Glover ; photographers, Buddy Squires, Jon Else, Stephen Kazmierski ; editor, Jeffrey Doe ; music producer, Corey Smyth.
Performer(s): 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.
Awards: Vancouver International Film Festival Audience Award, 2009 ; Chicago International Film Festival Best Director, 2009 ; Official Selection, Tribeca Film Festival ; Winner ; Official Selection, Festival de Cannes.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Dolby Digital, stereo.
Contents: Beginnings --
Wade in the water --
Everybody says freedom --
Which side are you on? --
Don't you hinder me --
Reign freedom --
I'm on my way --
Here's to the state of Mississippi --
Marching up to Freedom Land --
Ain't gonna let nobody turn me 'round --
Stayed on freedom --
We shall overcome.
Responsibility: 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.
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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.

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