The Trial of the Chicago 7 is a 2020 Netflix movie written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Rylance and Sacha Baron Cohen
The film is based on the infamous 1969 trial of seven defendants charged by the federal government with conspiracy and more, arising from the countercultural protests in Chicago at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The trial transfixed the nation and sparked a conversation about mayhem intended to undermine the U.S. government.
October 16, 2020.
Where to Watch
On its Official Netflix Site.