The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Stills must not be reproduced, copied or downloaded in any way. Hard copies of some images can be bought via the BFI Printstore and the complete collection can be accessed for commercial reuse via BFI Stills.

Film details

Cast & Credits

Synopsis

Compilation of footage shot by Swedish reporters during the period 1967-1975, charting the key stories from the Black Power movement. Segments focus on the formation of the Black Panther Party; the uproar following the assassination of Martin Luther King; the prison uprising at Attica; the Angela Davis trial; the rise of the Nation of Islam.

Featuring appearances by:

Stokely Carmichael (later Kwame Ture)(1941-1998): Leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), later “Honorary Prime Minister” of the Black Panther Party

Eldridge Cleaver (1935-1998): Minister of Information of the Black Panther Party

Huey P. Newton (1942-1989): Co-founder and leader of the Black Panther Party

Emile de Antonio (1919-1989): Director and Producer of documentary films, detailing political or social events

Harry Belafonte: singer, recording artist, actor and activist

Kathleen Cleaver: Communications Secretary, Black Panther Party, professor

Bobby Seale: Co-founder of the Black Panther Party

Angela Davis: political activist, professor and author

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top