Chicago 68 - Riots by Staffan Lamm
Extract 5 - Bobby Seale
United States of America
Anti-war rallies in Lincoln Park, Chicago during the August 1968 Democratic Convention.
Physical formats available:
16mm, Mini DV
Digital formats available:
Audio & visual:
Sound, Black & White
Director: Staffan Lamm
Introduction by the filmmaker with black & white/colour stills taken from the demonstration.
Scenes of demonstrators addressing the crowds and interaction between demonstrators.
Demonstrators resisting the force of the police, returning a thrown gas canister. Scenes of injured demonstrators.
Allen Ginsberg addresses a crowd.
Police patrolling at night and demonstrators peacefully protesting in parallel to the National Guard.
Gas drifting in the night air. Demonstrators animated. Clashes ensue.
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