February 10, 2005

Eyes on the Prize held hostage

As reported in Wired, Blackside Production's Eyes on the Prize is currently unavailable because it only negotiated the rights to all of those film clips for a limited number of years, and it was never released on DVD. Downhill Battle is organizing screenings of the documentary, using Henry Hampton's prize-winning work to make its case that our copyright laws are arcane and obfuscatory.

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Posted in Random comments on February 10, 2005 10:00 PM |