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Title American revolutionary : the evolution of Grace Lee Boggs / directed and produced by Grace Lee ; producers, Caroline Libresco, Austin Wilkin.

Publication Info. [United States] : LeeLee Films, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD, Nonfiction  DVD B-BOGGS AME    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 84 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD format; NTSC, widescreen; region 1.
Credits Editor, Kim Roberts ; cinematography, Jerry A. Henry, Quyen Tran ; music by Vivek Maddala.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
Summary "What does it mean to be an American revolutionary today? Grace Lee Boggs is a 98-year-old Chinese American writer, activist, and philosopher in Detroit. Rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement, she has devoted her life to an evolving revolution that encompasses the contradictions of America's past and its potentially radical future. [This documentary presents] Boggs's lifetime of vital thinking and action, traversing the major U.S. social movements of the last century; from labor to civil rights, to Black Power, feminism, the Asian American and environmental justice movements and beyond"--Container.
Contents Let's go back 70 years -- Hegel/Party name/McCarthyism -- Becoming an activist -- Meeting James Boggs -- Martin and Malcolm -- 1967 rebellions -- Conversations in Maine -- Revolution -- Detroit's first Black mayor -- Re-examining MLK -- Detroit summer -- Asian American movement -- Conversation as activism -- Aging is not for sissies -- What time is it?
Note Includes trailer.
Subject Boggs, Grace Lee.
Chinese American women -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.
Political activists -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.
Women radicals -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.
Chinese Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Added Author Lee, Grace (Grace Yoon-Kyung), producer, director.
Libresco, Caroline, producer.
Wilkin, Austin, producer.
Maddala, Vivek, composer.
LeeLee Films (Firm), production company.
ISBN 9780989972604
Standard No. 806838236396
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