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Monday, February 27, 2012

Beyond the Classroom presents "A Soundtrack for a Revolution"

Description:
A fresh and exhilarating take on one of the most important social movements in American history! Soundtrack for a Revolution explores the Civil Rights struggle through the stirring songs that inspired a generation in this deeply moving documentary, legends of the fight for equal rights such as Congressman John Lewis, Julian Bond, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Martin Luther King Jr.s widow, Coretta Scott King testify to the indispensable role that songs of rebellion and hope played in helping activists fight against the brutality and injustice in riveting performances. Through historical footage, interviews and heartfelt performances, the film makes an original, emotionally resonant contribution to the Civil Rights story. This stunning film is a testament to the vitality of music in the lives of those who strive for justice. [M]ay very well be the finest, broad history on film of the Southern Freedom Movement.  Seattle Times. {Will appear in FYI on Feb 22, 2012
Start Time:
7:00 PM
End Time:
9:00 PM
Room:
1102 South Campus Co
Common Location Name:
Other
Web Address:
http://www.beyondtheclassroom.umd.edu/locationbtc.html
Other Contact Information:
Dr. James V. Riker Beyond the Classroom +1 301 314 6622 jriker@umd.edu http://www.beyondtheclassroom.umd.edu


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