Attica

2021, Documentary/History, 1h 56m

56 Reviews 50+ Ratings

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Attica revisits the titular riot with intelligence, compassion, and anger, presenting a version of events that honors history as much as it exemplifies the art of documentary filmmaking. Read critic reviews

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During the summer of 1971, tensions between inmates and guards at the Attica Correctional Facility are at an all-time high. On the morning of Sept. 9, it all comes to a head as Attica becomes the stage for one of the largest U.S. prison riots ever.

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  • Nov 21, 2021
    Journalistically sound doc on the 1971 real-life horror that was the uprising at the Attica Prison in New York State. Without commenting on it, the film also points out that even 50 years later much work at improving race relations needs to be done
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