Capturing a Culture (4/13)

The Black American Revolution

7 min

Available from March 16, 2017 at 9:32 am to March 10, 2019 at 11:59 pm

At 20, in 1962, Danny Lyon is one of the first to document the birth of the struggle for Civil Rights. Between sit-ins, freedoom rides and stints in prison with Martin Luther King, his work was used to further the cause of the movement and covered widely in the press. He participated in the emancipation movement that would make a black American president possible, thirty years later.

  • Director:Marc-Aurele Vecchione
  • Country:France
  • Year:2015