The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 Synopsis
Swedish journalists document the black power movement in America.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's an imperfect but ambitious film willing to confront an enormous, complex period in this country.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A tangy raw stew of history, even if it never begins to confront the contradictions that bedeviled black militancy.
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80

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
The pieces here are wonderful, even if the documentary fails to make any kind of overall analytical point.
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
It plays very much like it advertises itself: a mixtape – Fear of a Black Planet, then and now.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Sometimes the film, even if it's a "mixtape," bites off more than it can chew, delving into the Attica Prison uprising, heroin addiction...
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75

Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
It may not add up to a narrative, but it's a fascinating compilation -- a mixtape you may want to hear more than once.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By James Greenberg
This is a film that should be seen by anyone who wants to learn where we've come from as a nation.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Lengthy clips of leaders including Angela Davis and Stokely Carmichael bring us back to emotional moments in this country's history.
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60

Empire

While it assumes a fair bit of knowledge of the social changes exploding in sixties America, there's a wealth of fascinating material and...
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50

Slant Magazine

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Simply put, the documentary is full of cool talking heads pontificating rather than taking physical action.
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Excellent Documentary!

By bnww
Must see! Very informative and you get to see a more personal and deeper side to the many who fought for change....

so good!

By zorraxvida
A must see for anyone who values history and who want to understand systems of oppression....

By lchulo
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Beyond amazing!

By nikki0831
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History

By Topazw
If you have children this is a must see. They will learn about oppression and IN YOUR FACE RACISM. Wonderful job! A documentary to add to your personal history collection....