This program commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with four candid portraits of the civil rights movement, including films by Haskell Wexler and Santiago Álvarez.
Directed by Santiago Álvarez
RUN TIME: 5min
The Cuban agitprop master’s found-footage indictment of American hypocrisy and violence.
Directed by Haskell Wexler
RUN TIME: 62min
Fifty years ago, a bus full of activists from California arrived in Washington, DC, to take part in what would become one of the most iconic days in American history. Celebrated radical filmmaker Haskell Wexler traveled with this delegation, creating a candid portrait of the moment.
Directed by James Blue
RUN TIME: 33min
The quintessential document of the day itself, culminating in the “I Have a Dream” speech.
Directed by Ed Emshwiller
RUN TIME: 9min
A rare color document of the march by avant garde director Emshwiller.