Chisolm ’72 Unbought and Unbossed

Director: Shola Lynch
Country: USA
Year: 2004
Running Time: 76 min.
Language: English

Chisolm ’72 Unbought and Unbossed, a documentary about Shirley Chisholm and her fierce campaign for the 1972 Presidential election. It is a riveting documentary about Chisholm’s outspoken nature and her determination to be the nation’s first black president.

About the Director

Shola Lynch

Biography: Born in 1969 in Austin, Texas, and a child actress on Sesame Street, Shola Lynch studied Liberal Arts at the University of Texas. She has a master’s degree in American History from the University of California, Riverside, and was for 15 years a track athlete. She became a protégée of documentarist Ken Burns on Frank Lloyd Wright and the TV series Jazz, then worked with HBO Sports on Do You Believe in Miracles? The Story of the 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team, and with Roja Productions on the Matters of Race series. She directed her feature documentary debut Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed in 2004.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed (2004).

Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed (2004);
Free Angela & All Political Prisoners (2012);
Imagine a Future (2013);
Nine for IX (2013);
We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss (2014).