Soundtrack for A Revolution

Soundtrack for A Revolution

DVD - 2009
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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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IndyPL_SusanneW Feb 16, 2019

An important documentary of the activists of the American Civil Rights movement in the 1960's, made even more inspiring by songs that were sung by people to unite and strengthen the cause. Performers include Wyclef Jean, John Legend, The Roots, and The Blind Boys of Alabama. Uplifting and powerful.

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LadyDi52
May 11, 2018

The songs of the civil rights movement in the USA - 'made me want to join a choir! plus really disturbing footage of the racist police violence

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cainsriver
Jul 28, 2014

Follows Martin's Luther King on his historical march for basic human rights through Alabama and Mississippi. It's accompanied by the songs and music of the protesters. Excellent movie!

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