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The Dinkytown Uprising (2015)

The year is 1970 and the disastrous Vietnam War keeps escalating. Protests are erupting all over U.S. campuses. But in Minneapolis, word that the national Red Barn Restaurant chain wants to... See full summary »

Directors:

Al Milgrom, Daniel J. Geiger (co-director)

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Al Milgrom, None None (story)

Star:

Peter Moore

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The year is 1970 and the disastrous Vietnam War keeps escalating. Protests are erupting all over U.S. campuses. But in Minneapolis, word that the national Red Barn Restaurant chain wants to erect a new fast-food franchise in old, venerable Dinkytown, the "war at home" take a different turn. This documentary chronicles the 40-day, 40-night continuous Dinkytown "occupation" to prevent construction of an unwanted hamburger joint. From film programmer-turned-filmmaker Al Milgrom, the story is recounted by seven participants whose varied reminiscences about defending the neighborhood becomes a microcosm of the memorable '70s generation. Written by Al Milgrom

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1970 a year in crises. A generation remembers.


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English

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April 2015 (USA) See more »

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