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In Our Hands

Largest peaceful protest in American history

Overview

Genre
Contemporary Issues, Politics, Society, Human Interest, and Social Issues
Synopsis

June 12, 1982. A magical day in New York. One million people. One voice: Stop the nuclear arms race.
"An outright joy to behold...encompasses the excitement of the event, its intense sense of human fellowship...the passions and humor of the anonymous as well as the celebrated...ebullient...
entertaining, poignant and joyfully provocative."—The San Francisco Chronicle
"Exhilarating, funny, poignant and occasionally frightening." —The Village Voice
"One of the important films of our time." —The Hollywood Reporter
"Will raise your spirits, if not renew your faith and optimism." —Pacific Sun
"Excellent...first class...The surprising thing about this documentary is its lack of dogma...wonderful vignettes...humorous interviews." —San Francisco Examiner
"A remarkable record...a model documentary...a pleasure to watch." —Oakland Tribune

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
89 minutes

Credits

  • Robert Richter ... Producer, Director
  • Stan Warnow ... Co-Producer, Editor
  • Jackie Leopold ... Associate Producer
  • 43 volunteer ... Cinematographers
  • 6 volunteer ... Editors

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Richter Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
1982-3
Locations
New York

Distribution Details

Release year
1983
Distribution
Screened theatrically. Then on 25th anniversary telecast by WNET-TV.
Broadcast (Acq.)
WNET-TV
Language
English, Japanese

Photos

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