The Chicago 7 trial will be free on YouTube for 48 hours
One of the most promising Netflix movies of 2020, and based on a true story, it could become one of the nominees for the Oscars 2021 and now you can watch it for free on YouTube.
To commemorate the 51st anniversary of that media trial, Netflix has decided to place one of its best productions open and free through its official YouTube channel. It will only be for 48 hours and in English, but through the YouTube settings we could activate the subtitles in Spanish.
The story is real and tells how 8 protesters against the Vietnam War were accused of promoting a riot on the streets of the city of Chicago and conspired to demonstrate during the celebration of the Democratic National Convention in AD 68.
At the beginning of the previous paragraph we said that there were 8 protesters, and according to official data, they were. What happened A few days later, the case against Bobby Seale was declared void during the trial.
That was then when they began to be called Chicago 7. Today they are recognized for the value they had at that time and how they woke up thousands of people from different generations.
Among the cast of actors we have familiar faces like Sacha Baron from Borat, Joseph Gordon from 500 Days Together, or Eddie Redmayne from The Theory of Everything. It’s no wonder this legal drama and historical drama film gets some nominations at the upcoming Oscars.
Where it has received nominations is in the Golden Globes that will be held next Sunday, February 28 and that we will be able to see in Spain at dawn on March 1. Netflix has almost 50 nominations at the Golden GlobesWe’ll see how many they take home.
To see the movie The Chicago 7 trial on YouTube, you have to go to the official Netflix YouTube channel. It will be available for 48 hours, that is, between on Friday, February 19 and February 20.
It is curious that Netflix offers its content like this, for free, but it is not the first time nor will it be the last. Last April the company put some of its main documentaries on YouTube. Among them we could see Amendment XIII, Abstract, Babies, In Search of Coral, In Few Words, Conquering Congress, Our Planet, A Full-fledged Revolution, and more.
Apart from this, Netflix has a section where it offers its content for free and without subscription to those who want to enjoy the platform, but cannot afford it. We can see Stranger Things, Elite, This is how they see us, Boss baby, among others.