BLACK POWER SALUTE

A film about one of the most iconic images of the 20th century. The untold history behind one of the most controversial moments in Olympic history.

 

Directed by Geoff Small

For BBC4

59 minutes


Awards/Nominations

Winner - Screen Nation Factual Award 2009

Nominated - Banff Best Documentary 2009

Nominated – Focal Best Sports Documentary 2009


‘THE SORT OF PROGRAMME THAT RESTORES YOUR FAITH IN HUMANITY.’

The Guardian

‘THIS EXCELLENT FILM DETAILS THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL BACKGROUND TO THE GESTURE’

The Observer

‘ABSORBING FILM’  ★★★★

The Times

‘SUBLIME TV THAT MAY NOT BE MATCHED. FOR THIS SHOW ALONE, WE SHOULD BE TRULY GRATEFUL FOR THE EXISTENCE OF BBC FOUR.’ 

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