Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
USA:110 min, Argentina:110 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
1.85 : 1
Rated R for language and brief sexual images.
Documentary, Animation, History
1968, Trial, Democratic National Convention, Chicago Illinois, Protestor
Color, Black and White
Fighting the System
Confrontational, Forceful, Stylized, Poignant
Has Detailed Data (New)
1, 2, 3, 7, 8
Country Of Origin
Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace is a 2007 American animated film written and directed by Brett Morgen that tells the story of the Chicago Eight. The film features the voices of Hank Azaria, Dylan Baker, Nick Nolte, Mark Ruffalo, Roy Scheider, Liev Schreiber, James Urbaniak, and Jeffrey Wright in an animated reenactment of the trial based on transcripts and rediscovered audio recordings, making the film fall in the animated documentary genre. It also contains archival footage of Abbie Hoffman, David Dellinger, William Kunstler, Jerry Rubin, Bobby Seale, Tom Hayden, and Leonard Weinglass, and of the protest and riot itself. The title is drawn from a quote by Rubin, who said, "Anyone who calls us the Chicago Seven is a racist. Because you're discrediting Bobby Seale. You can call us the Chicago Eight, but really we're the Chicago Ten, because our two lawyers went down with us."
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