The Trial of the Chicago 7
Directed by Aaron Sorkin. United States. 2020. R. 2 Hours and 9 minutes. Netflix. Digital.
Fri., October 16, 2020 thru Thu., October 22, 2020
About The Film
What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden, and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot, and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.