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Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

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Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

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The convention was drama. The trial was comedy. See more »


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Rated R for language and brief sexual images | See all certifications »

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18 January 2007 (USA)  »

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Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace  »

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$42,724 (USA) (29 February 2008)

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$176,545 (USA) (18 July 2008)
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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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Corrupt trials = timely content
9 September 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

In 1968 thousands of young people got angry and rioted as an unpopular President expanded an unpopular war overseas. As Ryan Harvey sung recently "The Times They *Aren't* A Chaning". The documentary footage from the protests is amazing, timely, and very reminiscent of news footage from recent political protests in North America. The animated sequences could have been better. They have the look of a very low budget show on Cartoon Network. Occasionally, a different kind of animation is used and this one is less realistic but much more effective. I'm not sure why this type of animation wasn't used throughout the trial sequences.

Roy Scheider I must add was very effective and creepy as Judge Hoffman, the authoritarian and one-sided judge who presided over the trial.

The movie is a reminder that things aren't changing but it's always important to fight.


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