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Black Power Mixtape - Free Screening! @ the Holdout!
Date Sunday February 26
Time 6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location Details
The Holdout- 2313 San Pablo ave, West O. near 23rd st
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Authorthe holdout events collective
Emailevents [at] theholdout.org
BLACK POWER MIX TAPE- FREE SCREENING!
Invite friends, open to all!

ABOUT THE FILM:
The Black Power Mixtape is an archive- and music- driven documentary that examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the African-American community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. Combining startlingly fresh and meaningful 16mm footage that had been lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for the past 30 years, with contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars, Mixtape looks at the people, society, culture and style that fuelled a change. Utilizing an innovative format that riffs on the popular 70s mixtape format, the Black Power Mixtape is a cinematic and musical journey into the ghettos of America.

(Original Music by: Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson & Om’Mas Keith) 100mins

Including appearances by: Stokely Carmichael, Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey P. Newton, Emile de Antonio, William Kunstler, Angela Davis.
Audio commentary by: Erykah Badu, Harry Belafonte and more.
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Added to the calendar on Saturday Feb 25th, 2012 12:31 PM

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