Marie Michael Library

Title

Soundtrack for a Revolution: Freedom Songs from the Civil Rights Era

Length

83 min.

File No

416

Format

DVD

Description

Showcasing songs of protest and inspiration, this documentary explores the history of the civil rights era through archival footage, interviews, and musical performances. Among those interviewed for the film include Congressman John Lewis, former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young, former NAACP chairman Julian Bond, freedom rider Hand Thomas, civil rights organizer Jim Lawson, former King aide Dorothy Cotton, and musical legend Harry Belafonte.  Performances by John Legend, Joss Stone, Wyclef Jean, and The Roots.

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