America ReFramed: Revolution '67

America ReFramed Season 4
  • Feature Film
  • 2016
  • 85 Mins

Focusing on what is known as "The Newark Riots," Revolution '67 reveals how a spontaneous revolt against poverty and police brutality ended as a fateful milestone in urban America's struggles over race and economic justice. The film also reveals a historical framework to contextualize recent events in Ferguson and Baltimore.

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Film Credits

  • Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno Producer, Directorrevolution67-marylou-tibaldo-bongiorno-85x85.jpg
  • Jerome Bongiorno Photographer, Editor, Animator

Critical Acclaim

REVOLUTION '67 accurately and effectively captures the mood, the pain, the loss, the ambiguity, the fear and the continuing impact of the violent unrest of the summer of 1967. This film helps us to remember a time that still inspires and haunts America.

Lonnie G. Bunch, historian & founding director, Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture