'The Trial of the Chicago 7': What to Know

Aaron Sorkin's Netflix film dramatizes the notorious 1969 political trial with many players. Use this guide to understand the people and the issues at stake.

Sorkin's 'Trial of the Chicago 7' Is the Right Film for 2020

The Trial of the Chicago 7 is a courtroom drama where no one—neither the characters, nor the viewers—expects that justice will be done. When the defendants …

Netflix's 'The Trial of the Chicago 7': Separating fact from fiction

The Chicago 7 with their lawyers. From left, lawyer Leonard Weinglass, Rennie Davis, Abbie Hoffman, Lee Weiner, David Dellinger, John Froines, Jerry Rubin, …

Who's Who in The Trial of the Chicago 7: A Character Guide

A guide to the real stories behind Aaron Sorkin's hippies, yippies, prosecutors, protesters, undercover cops, and more.

Shooting 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' to the Rhythm of Aaron Sorkin's …

Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael shot the courtroom scenes in large-format and the riot like a documentary with two hand-held cameras.

Netflix's 'Trial of the Chicago 7' is very Aaron Sorkin. But at least it's …

Netflix's 'Trial of the Chicago 7' is very Aaron Sorkin. But at least it's not 'The Newsroom.'

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