The 4th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival
Saturday, October 4th
Self Respect, Self Defense, Self Determination: A Conversation with Kathleen Cleaver & Mabel Williams (introduced by Angela Davis)
Freedom Archives, 2004, 72 min.
Mabel Williams, with her late husband Robert F Williams (author of “Negroes With Guns”), met with Malcolm X, Ho Chi Minh, Che Guevara and Mao Tse Tung to help internationalize support for the Black Liberation Movement. Kathleen Cleaver was Communications Secretary and the first woman Central Committee member of the Black Panther Party, also lived in exile, gathering worldwide support for the BBP. These two inspiring women of the 60s Black liberation struggle share their personal experiences - resisting the KKK and police repression, forced exile and their international experiences in Third World nations - And how their history relates to the struggle today. Moderated by Rachel Herzing of Critical Resistance, and introduced by Angela Davis.
The Murder Of Fred Hampton
Howard Alk & Mike Gray, 1971, 88 min.
The FBI/Police assassinated Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton & Mark Clark in a pre-dawn raid on December 4th, 1969. This film documents the scene of the crime and also includes original footage of Fred Hampton speeches and activities of The Black Panther Party in Chicago.
Black Panther/Black Power
A critical look at the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, includes interviews with party members.
BJ710nyc@gmail.com (Black Panther Commemoration Committee)
212-582-6050 ext 201, firstname.lastname@example.org (Maysles Cinema)
Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY in conjunction with Maysles Cinema
An annual exploration of the history and legacy of the Black Panther Party.
Tickets $10 suggested donation, unless otherwise noted.
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