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Filmmaker Pinchas Perry has send us over stills and the official poster for his new film "The Chicago 8". It's based on actual court transcripts of 8 anti-war protesters on trial for conspiring to cause riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The film stars Gary Cole, Philip Baker Hall, Orlando Jones, Danny Masterson, Mayim Bialik, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Steven Culp. "The Chicago 8" will available nationwide on-demand on September 4th.
For more information on this film, you can visit the film's official website at: http://thechicago8.com/
The Chicago 8 is the true story from the notorious 1968 trial that resulted when seven leaders of a Vietnam anti-war movement, and a member of the Black Panthers, were charged with conspiracy to incite devastating riots in Chicago. Desperate to stop what they saw as an "immoral war", this group was ready to take on the establishment, express their freedom of speech by all means necessary, while paying a price for their actions.