37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

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.)


Saturday, November 7


11:00 AM


Other : PVCC Dickinson Center

Film Info

Director: Stanley Nelson

Runtime: 116 min.

Genre: Documentaries

Year: 2015

Country: USA

Featuring: Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Ericka Huggins, Jamal Joseph