Soundtrack For A Revolution Reviews

November 17, 2011
May 27, 2010
Whether you lived through the civil rights movement or not, the Danny Glover-produced, marvelously musical "Soundtrack for a Revolution" will leave you deeply moved and humming.
May 27, 2010
The contemporary music sequences are a distraction from the heart of the movie: truly astounding archival footage of speeches, marches, and demonstrations.
May 26, 2010
The songs are rousing, but it takes more than a soundtrack to make a revolution.
April 30, 2010
Through vivid archival material and voice-overs, the filmmakers create moving vignettes that, taken together, form a fascinating primer on nonviolence as a political force and discipline.
April 29, 2010
Soundtrack may very well be the finest, broad history on film of the Southern Freedom Movement years as measured from the Montgomery bus boycott (beginning in 1955) to the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1968).
March 23, 2010
Puts a fresh spin on an important chapter in American history.
February 19, 2010
On a practical level, the music is a helpful entry point into some of the most shameful chapters in American history.
February 19, 2010
An elegantly crafted new documentary.
January 22, 2010
Essentially a condensed, lightly airbrushed, skillfully assembled history of the civil rights movement, with musical interludes.
January 21, 2010
An incredibly moving experience to watch the struggles everyone went through, all framed by the protest songs of the time and what they represented to those in the trenches.
January 21, 2010
It's the clips of early television broadcast reportage -- along with the emotional memories of those who participated, that still move one to tears, awe and pride.
August 7, 2009