Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed
Release Date: January 14th, 2005
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 17 min.
Pioneering politician Shirley Chisholm is the subject of this lauded documentary. The nation's first African-American congresswoman, the passionate Chisholm launches a campaign for the United States presidency in the 1972 election, and wins an impressive amount of support, given the era and the still-prevailing prejudices of many voters. The film takes a close look at her presidential run, providing interviews with Chisholm and the dedicated individuals who worked on her groundbreaking campaign.
Director: Shola Lynch
Distributor: Film Movement