The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

  • Sweden
  • Germany
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • United States

Modeled on the 1970s ‘mixtape’ format, this feature documentary examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement from 1967-76. Combining amazing 16mm footage that had been lying undiscovered in Swedish archives for the past 30 years, with music and contemporary commentary from artists, intellectuals, musicians and activists, Mixtape presents an insightful and startlingly fresh portrait of the people, society, culture and styles that fueled a change.

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  • Original title
    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Göran Olsson
  • Cast
    Erykah Badu, Harry Belafonte, Danny Glover, Angela Davis, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Bo Holmström (a.z.), John Forte
  • Editing
    Hanna Lejonqvist, Göran Olsson
  • Music
    Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Ommas Keith
  • Sound
    Anders Nyström
  • Duration
    100 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Sweden
    • Germany
    • Finland
    • Norway
    • United States
  • Colour
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Festivals
    • SilverDocs 2011
    • Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival 2011
    • Miami International Film Festival 2011
    • Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2011
    • MoMA/Film Society of Lincoln Center New Directors/New Films 2011
    • True/False Fest 2011
    • Berlinale International Film Festival 2011 - Panorama
    • Sundance Film Festival 2011
  • Awards
    • Winner, Guldbagge Awards (Swedish Film Awards) 2011 - Best Editing and Best Music
    • Best Documentary of the Year 2011 - African American Film Critics Association
    • Nominated, Cinema Eye Honors 2012 - Audience Award & Outstanding Achievement in Editing
    • World Cinema Documentary Editing Award, Sundance Film Festival 2011 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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