The Emmy Award-winning landmark civil rights series, Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, produced by Blackside, tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today.
Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965 (Season 1) covers all major events in the civil rights movement from 1954-1965.
Fighting Back (1957-1962)
Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)
No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
Mississippi: Is This America? (1962-1964)
Bridge to Freedom (1965)
Also, includes an interview with Henry Hampton.
Winner of six Emmy Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, an International Documentary Award, and a Television Critics Association Award, Eyes on the Prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America.
Companion book available.
Producer: Terry Kay Rockefeller, James A. Devinney, Orlando Bagwell, Callie Crossley, Judith Vecchione
Executive Producer: Henry Hampton
Production Company: Blackside Inc.
Production Year: 2009
Copyright Year: 1986
Director: Orlando Bagwell, James A. Devinney, Judith Vecchione, Callie Crossley
Narrator: Julian Bond
Writers: James A. Devinney, Callie Crossley, Steve Fayer
Audio Format: Stereo