No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger (1968)

Film details

  • Director

    David Loeb Weiss

  • Country

    USA

  • Year

    1968

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Disproportionate amounts of young black Americans were sent to fight in Vietnam, only to return home to a ‘thank you’ of continued racial and economic discrimination. In this documentary – the title of which is a quote misattributed to Muhammad Ali on why he refused to serve in the war – street interviews captured during a protest in New York in 1967 are interwoven with testimonials from veterans, recording the anger and powerful energy of the civil rights and anti-war movements that reverberated throughout the USA.

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