The Weather Underground – USA 2002, 92 minutes Directed by Sam Green and Bill Siegel
In the 1960s and 1970s, the polarization of the political situation in the USA was acutely linked to the Vietnam War and the struggle for civil rights. In view of the seemingly ineffective methods of peaceful protest and resistance, militant groups formed within the protest movement, including the Weather Underground. The film illuminates the history and activities of the Weather Underground. Green and Siegel let activists talk about the past and show the illegal methods used by the FBI in the fight against the revolt. “The Weather Underground” was nominated for an Oscar in 2004 and is only the second film document on the US urban guerrilla.