Posted by Rebecca Workman
On Monday, Jan. 30, "Soundtrack for a Revolution," a documentary that reflects upon the civil rights movement through music and song, will be screening at 7 p.m. in Gannett Auditorium.
Sponsored by the Office of Student Diversity Programs and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the film features musical performances by Joss Stone, Wyclef Jean, TV on the Radio and The Roots, as well as John Legend, who performed "Woke Up This Morning."
The documentary was written and directed by two-time Academy Award winner Bill Guttentag, the director of "Twin Towers" and "You Don't Have to Die," and Emmy Award winner Dan Sturman, who directed "The Hollywood Complex," as well as "Nanking" with Guttentag.
Civil rights activists such as Congressman John Lewis, Harry Belafonte, Julian Bond, Ambassador Andrew Young and Coretta Scott King appear in the film to recall their lives during segregation and events from the movement.
A trailer of the documentary can be viewed here.