Rennie Davis on the the trial of the Chicago 8, including two newly resurrected historical video interviews he recorded with the defendants.
How Hollywood Neuters the 60s: In cross-examination, many glaring historical inaccuracies aren’t just little academic flubs. By Dave Clennon.
Available until April 8th at Detroit’s Cinema Lamont virtual screening room. The title means “Free the Army”, or a version with profanity.
New film streaming today addresses the impact of Agent Orange on veterans, children of veterans and the Vietnamese people.
We suggest “Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8” by Jeremy Kagan as much more accurate than the recent Aaron Sorkin film on Netflix.
Exclusive trailer for new restoration of F.T.A. Documentary. The long-censored and rarely screened film has now been newly restored in 4K.
A new documentary film that will tell a dramatic, untold story about the Vietnam-era peace movement forthcoming.
by Paul Glusman. Sorkin is committing the crime of stealing our history.
The trial of the Chicago 7 — or the Chicago 8, depending on who’s counting and how — is the mother of all courtroom dramas.
Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 is entertaining but it played fast and loose with the facts.
Viet Thanh Nguyen, NYT review: A lesser Spike Lee film whose characterizations of Vietnamese people are inextricable from its political failures.
Viet Thanh Nguyen, “I watched Da 5 Bloods so you wouldn’t have to. I can’t recommend it. Here we go with my live tweeting of Spike Lee’s #Da5Bloods.”
Spike Lee’s Vietnam War film Da 5 Bloods is “a condemnation of the past, a call for change, and a rich work of art worth watching over and over again.”
“Da 5 Bloods” highlights the experience of veterans who fought for their country only to be treated as second-class citizens.