Seven Songs for Malcolm X is a British documentary film about the life of Malcolm X, the influential civil rights activist who was assassinated in 1965. The film was written and directed by John Akomfrah, with co-writer Edward George, and produced by Lina Gopaul. The Black Audio Film Collective, Akomfrah’s London-based company, and Channel 4 Television Corporation were both involved in the production of the film. It was first aired at the Toronto Film Festival in Canada, on September 15, 1993, and then at the Chicago International Film Festival in October 1993. On March 15, 2009, it was released in the Czech Republic at the One World Film Festival. The film was distributed by Channel 4 Television Company. It was filmed in London and has a runtime of 52 minutes.