Milwaukee Film Festival | Soundtrack For A Revolution Debuts Tonight at The Oriental
The Milwaukee Film Festival is in full gear and I saw my first film last night. I saw the film Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child, which was a documentary examining the life and creative mind of Jean-Michel Basquiat. It was quite moving. The next film I am planning to see is Soundtrack For A Revolution, which debuts tonight (9/28) at The Oriental Theatre at 7:15pm. I have known about this film for about 9 months and it is one of the films I was definitely looking to see at this year's festival.
SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION tells the story of the American civil rights movement through its powerful music - the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in paddy wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.<br><br>
The film features renditions of civil rights songs by artists such as The Roots, Joss Stone, , John Legend, Blind Boys of Alabama, Richie Havens, and more. The film was shortlisted by the Oscars, and has won numerous awards.