DGC@Home: Restored and uncut- NATIONTIME (Begins Virtually Oct. 23)

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DGC@Home: Restored and uncut- NATIONTIME (Begins Virtually Oct. 23)

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Best known for his avant-garde meta-documentary Symbiopsychotaxiplasm, William Greaves (1926–2014) was also the director of over 100 documentary films, the majority focused on African American history, politics, and culture. Nationtime is a report on the National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana, in 1972, a historic event that gathered black voices from across the political spectrum, among them Jesse Jackson, Dick Gregory, Coretta Scott King, Richard Hatcher, Amiri Baraka, Charles Diggs, and H. Carl McCall. Narrated by Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte, the film was considered too militant for television broadcast at the time and has since circulated only in an edited 58-minute version. This new 4K restoration from IndieCollect, with funding from Jane Fonda and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, returns the film to its original 80-minute length and visual quality.

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Platform Available on: Kino Marquee

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Critic Quotes:

“In restoring Nationtime, a record of Black resilience has been preserved and the National Black Political Convention’s influence further affirmed.” – Little White Lies

“Buzzes with long-term historical power.” – The New Yorker

“”This rousing and revelatory documentary celebrates a diversity of black voices, finding support and solidarity even amid expected tensions and divisions.” – AFI Fest

“The main takeaway that many of the issues discussed nearly 50 years ago are still being argued about today.” – Living Life Fearless

Runtime:  80 min

Year: 1972

Rating: UR

Director: William Greaves

Country: USA

Languages: English

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