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Gotta Make This Journey: Sweet Honey in the Rock
Directed by Joseph Camp • 1983 • United States
This vibrant and engaging documentary produced by Michelle Parkerson profiles the a capella activist group Sweet Honey in the Rock. Singing to end the oppression of Black people worldwide, they embrace musical styles such as spirituals, blues, and calypso, and concerns ranging from feminism and ecology to peace and justice. Featuring powerful concert footage and interviews with Angela Davis, Alice Walker, and Holly Near, GOTTA MAKE THIS JOURNEY is a dynamic celebration of the power of art to effect change.