The Trial of the Chicago 7 dives deep in the events around the 1968 Democratic National Convention as a group of individuals are tried for crossing state lines to insight violence in another state. The movie is based on a true story pulling examples from the real court trial. The movie begins with the initiation of the trial, and tells the story in a number of flashbacks as the trial progresses.
Javier lays out a plan for a new style of electing officials. JJ finds a new life mantra. Ian’s sees “the system” in a new light.