Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

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Göran Olsson (as Göran Hugo Olsson)

Writer:

Göran Olsson (as Göran Hugo Olsson)
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Abiodun Oyewole ... Self (voice)
Stokely Carmichael ... Self (archive footage)
Talib Kweli ... Self (voice)
Mable Carmichael Mable Carmichael ... Self (archive footage)
Ingrid Dahlberg Ingrid Dahlberg ... Self (archive footage)
Martin Luther King ... Self (archive footage)
Questlove ... Self (voice) (as Ahmir Questlove Thompson)
Angela Davis ... Self (voice)
Harry Belafonte ... Self (voice)
King Gustaf VI Adolf ... Self (archive footage) (as Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden)
Coretta Scott King ... Self (archive footage)
Arnold Stahl Arnold Stahl ... Self (voice) (archive footage)
Malcolm X ... Self (archive footage)
Bertil Askelöf Bertil Askelöf ... Self (voice) (archive footage)
Bo Holmström ... Self (archive footage)
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Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

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A documentary in 9 chapters


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Knut Ståhlberg: On the highest point in El Biar in Algiers, and among the finest villas, we find Eldridge Cleaver and the Black Panther Headquarters. The villa is put at their disposal by the Algerian government. Cleaver, his wife Kathleen, and maybe twenty other Panthers, including nannies; are in the care of the Algerian government. But Cleaver is in exile. The goal seems so remote, and you get the feeling that the spring within him is a bit broken.
Eldridge Cleaver: According to my observations, and depending on how the ...
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Calm Battle
Written and Performed by Questlove & Ommas Keith
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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

Sweden | USA

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

1 April 2011 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK5,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,316, 11 September 2011

Gross USA:

$273,749

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$280,256
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4:3
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