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Be Sure to Watch! "Independent Lens: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975"

Posted on 31 Jan 2012

Combining startlingly fresh and candid 16mm footage that had lain undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for the past 30 years, with contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars, ”Mixtape” looks at the people, society, culture and style that fuelled an era of convulsive change, 1967-1975. Utilizing an innovative format that riffs on the popular 1970s mixtape format, this is a cinematic and musical journey into the black communities of America.

Be sure to watch! "Independent Lens: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975" Sunday, February 12, at 11 p.m.

This program is part of PBS Black History Month 2012