Saul Alinsky went to war

Canada, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “Challenge for change/Societe nouvelle”.
Saul Alinsky, controversial professional organiser, goes to war against the conditions that keep the poor in poverty. The film shows how he helped Black ghettos in the United States find an effective, non-violent method of fighting for their rights. (Awards: New York; Columbus.)

Credits

co-director

Peter Pearson

Donald Brittain

co-producer

John Kemeny

Barrie Howells

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:57:23:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28195

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - United States - New York - Awards

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → African Americans - Civil rights

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Human rights

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Poverty

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Race discrimination

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social conflict

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social justice

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Race relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Social conditions

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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