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Anne Braden [videorecording]: Southern Patriot (1924-2006)

Appalshop presents a film by Anne Lewis & Mimi Pickering ; produced and directed by Anne Lewis & Mimi Pickering
Video; DVD
Anne Braden: Southern Patriot is a first person documentary about the extraordinary life of this American civil rights leader. Braden was hailed by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his 1963 letter from Birmingham Jail as a white southerner whose rejection of her segregationist upbringing was "eloquent and prophetic." Ostracized as a "red" in the 1950s, she fought for an inclusive movement community and mentored three generations of social justice advocates. Braden's story explores not only the dangers of racism and political repression but also the power of a woman's life spent in commitment to social justice.
Anne Lewis; Mimi Pickering
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77 min.
In English with optional Spanish subtitles. English captioning for the hearing impaired
  • Originally produced in 2011.
  • Special features include "Wasn't that a time," a 1961 documentary by Michael and Philip Burton and "A letter to white southern women" by Anne Braden, published in 1972.
Variant Title
Southern patriot
Related Title
Wasn't that a time.
Letter to white southern women.
Cinematography, Peter Pearce ... [et al.] ; edited by Anne Lewis & Mimi Pickering ; music by Dirk Powell.
[San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, [2012]
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured. PPR and classroom use rights under this license. This lecense specifically excludes the right to make any copy of the DVD or to encode it for streaming.
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Film website
1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD-R; NTSC, 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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