Grace Lee Boggs, 98, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer, and activist in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an American revolution can be. Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, she challenges a new generation to throw off old assumptions, think creatively and redefine revolution for our times. Winner, Audience Award, Best Documentary Feature, 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival. A co-presentation with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM).
After the broadcast, visit the American Revolutionary companion site to watch the full film online for free for a limited time following the broadcast from July 1 to July 30, 2014, watch an extended interview with filmmaker Grace Lee, learn more about the life and work of Grace Lee Boggs, download a discussion guide and other viewing resources, and ask the filmmaker about the film on OVEE on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (the day after broadcast) from 7 PM to 9 PM ET (4-6 PM PT).