Series/Themes: Documentary, Historical Themes, Political and Social Issues
Film Year: 2015
Film Length: 116 min.
Director: Stanley Nelson
Featuring: Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Ericka Huggins, Jamal Joseph
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. The documentary features rare archival footage and the voices of those who witnessed this historical time firsthand, including police, journalists, and Black Panthers who shaped the movement. Documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source to create a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America. Discussion with Nicole Burrowes, Derrick Alridge (U.Va.), Alesha Cooper (U.Va.), and Deborah McDowell (U.Va.)
Other : PVCC Dickinson Center