CFF: Day One

Today is opening night of the Charlotte Film Festival!  Tonight's films are Soundtrack For A Revolution and Night Catches Us.  Both films will be screened at the Regal Park Terrace in Charlotte, NC.  It's not too late to get tickets for this event! 

Soundtrack for a Revolution

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. The film features new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, including John Legend, Joss Stone, Wyclef Jean, and The Roots; riveting archival footage; and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders, including Congressman John Lewis, Harry Belafonte, Julian Bond, and Ambassador Andrew Young.

Night Catches Us

Marcus (Anthony Mackie, “The Hurt Locker,” “Brother to Brother”) returns to the Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement. Protecting a dangerous secret in a struggle against the revolution he once embraced Marcus rediscovers a forbidden love, Patricia (Kerry Washington, “Ray,” “Lift”)

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