The film about Peter Norman and the Black Power Salute on the medals podium after the men’s 200m at the Mexico Olympics will make its worldwide debut on Sunday, 8 June 2008 at the Sydney Film Festival at the State Threatre in Sydney. Given the turmoil of recent weeks leading up to the Beijing Olympics, events of the 1968 Olympic Games resonate now as they did 40 years ago.

The following links to a short video film collage which captures the racial tension and the political dynamics of 1968 - a year when the world spun out.

and this is what caused such a commotion…