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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Göran Olsson, Sweden, 2014

92 min.Documentary

"The Black Power Mixtape" is a documentary based on archival footage as well as a music driven documentary which examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the African-American community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. The film combines startlingly fresh and meaningful 16mm footage lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for the past 30 years, with contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars. "The Black Power Mixtape" looks at the people, society culture and style that forced a change. Utilizing an innovative format that riffs on the popular 70s mixtape format, "The Black Power Mixtape" is a cinematic and musical journey into the ghettos of America.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
Danish title De sorte pantere 1967-1975
Other titles The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
Director Göran Olsson
Screenplay Göran Olsson
Producer Annika Rogell
Editor Hanna Lejonqvist, Göran Olsson
Appearances Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King
Production country Sweden, United States
Dialogue language English,Swedish
Production companies Story AB
Online release 16.04.2014, Filmstriben
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Story AB
Co-producer Pausefilm, Louverture Films
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Svenska Filminstitutet, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Sveriges Television

Direction

Direction Göran Olsson

Script

Screenplay Göran Olsson

Production

Producer Annika Rogell
Co-producer Joslyn Barnes
Co-producer Danny Glover
Co-producer Axel Arnö

Editing

Editor Hanna Lejonqvist
Editor Göran Olsson

Music

Music Ahmir Questlove Thompson
Music Om'Mas Keith

Production design

Art director Stefania Malmsten

Voice

Voice Erykah Badu

Appearance

Appearance Harry Belafonte
Appearance Martin Luther King

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