Date: 01/18/2016

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music (30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn)

Price: Free

This groundbreaking documentary by visionary director Stanley Nelson (Freedom Riders) surveys the history of the Black Panthers, considering the political and social aims of the organization during the civil rights era—and the revolutionary spirit it inspired. Combining archival footage with the voices of party leaders, journalists, and criminal justice and government officials, Nelson reflects on the ambitions and legacies of the Black Panthers, shedding light on an under-explored dimension of US political history.

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