Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993)

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Recalls the life and death of Malcolm X in a series of dream-like tableaux, using a mixture of excerpts from interviews, dramatic reconstructions, archive material and a reading from Malcolm's autobiography by Giancarlo Esposito. Follows the chronology of his life through the evolution of his beliefs to his assassination in the Audubon Ballroom, Harlem in February 1965. Sets out the course of events in seven episodes. Interviewees include Malcolm's widow, Betty Shabazz, his prison friend, Malcolm Jarvis and Spike Lee, director of the feature film "Malcolm X".

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