Unity Among Legends

Yuri & Angela

Mountains that Take Wing is an intimate portrait of two revolutionary lives. The documentary follows activists Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama in a series of dialogues which trace their lifelong struggles against racism, oppression and violence. Topics range from the legacies of Japanese internment and Jim Crow segregation to their contemporary efforts to end prisons, poverty and imperialism.

by Brittany Duck

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  1. Mountains that Take Wing uncovers a much needed and crucial dialogue on racial and social justice, one that highlights the interconnectivity of social issues, as well as the movements working to solve them. Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama serve as true leaders for extending this practice to the many marginalized populations still fighting for freedom, equality, and inclusion across the globe.

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