DVD Amandla: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony
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"...Dense with sound and information....It moves with a swift, lilting rhythm that is of a piece with the musical heritage it explores..."
New York Times
"...[The] tension -- between uplift and violence, transcendence and rage -- is at the heart of AMANDLA!..."
"...Johanna Demetrakas' editing is magnificent at orchestrating and balancing potentially conflicting moods to build a consistent tone all the movie's own..."
"...AMANDLA! -- from the Xhosa word for power -- certainly tells a tale of fine humanism..."
"...AMANDLA is a music documentary and a political documentary and then some. It leaves you stirred and uplifted not only by its music but also by the determination and courage of the people who sang and danced it on the way to a freer life..."
Los Angeles Times
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