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)

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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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An interviewee says Medgar Evers was killed in 1968, not 1963 which was actually the case See more »

Quotes

Bobby Seale: We look at this program as a very international program. It's huh... for any human beings who want to survive.
Herself (female Swedish reporter): It's a plain Socialist program?
Bobby Seale: Definitely. Socialism is the order of the day and not Nixon's black capitalism. That's out.
Herself (female Swedish reporter): Black Panther is an armed organization. What does that mean?
Bobby Seale: It means that if any racist dog policemen, or pigs, come up and attack us at any point- or whatever point - we will defend ourselves. We will shoot them. We will kill them, because we are bent on surviving.
Herself (female Swedish reporter): ...
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must watch
9 June 2020 | by underspellSee all my reviews

"Black is beautiful. Black isn't power. Knowledge is power. You can be black as a crow or white as snow but if you don't know and you ain't got no dough, you can't go and that's for sho'." Lewis H. Michaux - this is powerful, especially at this time

Great doc for anyone who wants to learn something about activism in the US of that period, the interviews are very well done.


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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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