Soundtrack For A Revolution Reviews

November 17, 2011
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.
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).
February 19, 2010
An elegantly crafted new documentary.
January 22, 2010
Tthe film is primarily interested in the music that accompanied this turmoil, which is a bit like covering the American Revolution with the focus on the wigs Washington and Jefferson wore.
January 22, 2010
Essentially a condensed, lightly airbrushed, skillfully assembled history of the civil rights movement, with musical interludes.
January 22, 2010
A documentary that uneasily combines a history of the civil rights movement with renditions by contemporary pop stars of the songs that rallied it.