Scared of Revolution

A portrait of the performance poet Umar Bin Hassan and his personal struggle with the revolution he propagated with The Last Poets. Scared of Revolution concentrates on Hassan’s personal life, in which he still fights his demons.

"Daniel Krikke's documentary provides a deeply intimate portrait of Umar Bin Hassan, a member of the highly influential spoken-word group The Last Poets." - Frank Scheck, THR; "...deeply moving.... “Scared of Revolution” is an excellent film about one man’s journey to find himself." - Lapacazo Sandoval, Los Angeles Sentinel


Main credits

Krikke, Daniel (film director)
Krikke, Daniel (film producer)
Krikke, Daniel (screenwriter)

Other credits

Music, Stavros Markonis; cinematography, Thomas Fibbe; editing, Tim Schijf.

Docuseek2 subjects

Distributor subjects

Addiction and Recovery
Black Studies
Race and Racism


Addiction and Recovery, Biography, Black Studies, Literature, Music, Race and Racism; "Scared of Revolution"; Film Movement; The Last Poets; rap; poetry; spoken word; Umar Bin Hassan