Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
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  1. Reviewed by: Liz Beardsworth
    Oct 17, 2011
    60
    While it assumes a fair bit of knowledge of the social changes exploding in sixties America, there's a wealth of fascinating material and punchy insights into an earth shaking movement.
  2. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    Sep 9, 2011
    60
    Lengthy clips of leaders including Angela Davis and Stokely Carmichael bring us back to emotional moments in this country's history.
  3. Reviewed by: Lauren Wissot
    Sep 4, 2011
    50
    Simply put, the documentary is full of cool talking heads pontificating rather than taking physical action.
User Score
5.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Sep 27, 2011
    7
    It's fascinating to see such historic figures in the Struggle from the Swedish perspective. Most importantly, it's just great to see newIt's fascinating to see such historic figures in the Struggle from the Swedish perspective. Most importantly, it's just great to see new footage of folks like Stokely Charmichael and Angela Davis - both of whom are so charismatic and inspirational. The film flags a bit toward the end as the focus shifts to the ravages of drug abuse and the infighting and assassinations within the Nation of Islam. For someone who hasn't been exposed to much modern African American history in school or elsewhere, this would be fairly informative, though a bit disjointed. Full Review »