The Chicago 8

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Narrative Feature

Director: Pinchas Perry

Producers: Pinchas Perry, James Mathers, Al Bravo

Writer: Pinchas Perry

Cast: Orlando Jones, Gary Cole, Danny Masterson, Mayim Bialik and Phillip Baker Hall

Running Time: 1 hour, 33 minutes

Country of Origin: USA

Language: English

“The Chicago 8” is a courtroom drama based on actual court transcripts from the trial that resulted when the “Yippies,” including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin and Tom Hayden along with Black Panther Party Chairman Bobby Seale were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic Convention.

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