L'Étrange Festival - XXIInd edition - September 7 - 18 2016
Version française
The Weather Underground poster The Weather Underground
The Weather Underground poster

The Weather Underground

The Weather Underground - 2002 - Color - 92 mn - Original version with French subtitles - USA - Documentary
Directed by : Sam Green, Bill Siegel. Produced by : Carrie Lozano, Sam Green, Bill Siegel. Screenplay by : Sam Green, Bill Siegel. Editing : Sam Green. Photography : Andrew Black. Music by : David Cerf, Amy Domingues. With : Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange.

« You don’t need a weatherman / To know which way the wind blows ». It’s around this Bob Dylan quote that an American activist group will radicalize itself and call itself The Weather Underground. For over a decade, through multiple attacks, its members will face the American government on its own territory. They are fighting against racial segregation and the Vietnam War.

Through a series of interview of its members and archive footage, Bill Segel and Sam Green take a look at this unknown part of American history rich in moral issues, while offering a remarkable critical viewpoint.

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