Newsreel '68: Program 1

Four programs by the activist filmmaker collective Newsreel, US, late-1960s

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Summer '68 (Newsreel #505)
US, 1969, 60 min., b/w
An in-depth examination of protest activities surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Summer ‘68documents draft resistance, the growth of G.I. coffee houses, the development of alternative media, and the early days of Newsreel itself.

Black Panther aka Off the Pig (Newsreel #19)
US, 1968, 15 min., b/w
A compelling document of the Black Panther Party leadership in 1967.

The Case Against Lincoln Center (Newsreel #17)
US, 1968, 12 min., b/w
This film documents the process by which more than 20,000 Latino families were displaced to make way for Lincoln Center, and juxtaposes the atmosphere of Lincoln Center with the vibrant street culture that it destroyed.

Resist with Noam Chomsky aka Chomsky – Resist
US, 1968, 12 min., b/w
A portrait of Noam Chomsky in the late 1960s as he speaks candidly about the war in Vietnam and articulates critiques that have an eerie resonance in the present day.

SUMMER 68 - a Newsreel Film - excerpts