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Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power

USA | 2020 | 82 min. | Abby Ginzberg

Now Playing - Sep 30, 2021

Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power tells the complex story of Representative Barbara Lee, a steadfast voice for human rights, peace, and equality in the U.S. Congress for over two decades, who raised two sons as a single mother on food stamps, and was the lone vote in opposition to the broad authorization of military force following the September 11th attacks.

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An all-star cast including Senator Cory Booker, Rep. John Lewis, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, commentator Van Jones, actor Danny Glover and author Alice Walker all share insights about what makes Barbara Lee unique as a public servant and as a truth-telling African American woman.

  • Director: Abby Ginzberg
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2020
  • Running Time: 82 min.
  • Producer: Abby Ginzberg, Joslyn Rose Lyons
  • Screenplay: Abby Ginzberg, Stephanie Mechura, Char Woods
  • Cinematographers: Vicente Franco, Ashley James, Thomas Kaufman, Michael Moser
  • Editors: Stephanie Mechura
  • Music: Osei Essed, John Zarcone
  • Website: Official Film Website