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The Black Panthers [videorecording] : vanguard of the revolution /

by Nelson, Stanley [screenwriter,]; Grant, Laurens [film producer.]; Firelight Films (Firm) [production company.]; Independent Television Service [production company.]; PBS Distribution (Firm) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2016]Edition: Theatrical version.Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9781627895453; 1627895450.Language note: English dialogue; optional English SDH subtitles.Subject(s): Black Panther Party -- History | Revolutionaries -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History -- 20th century | Nonfiction films | Documentary films | Feature films | Feature films -- United States | Video recordings for the hearing impairedKathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas.Summary: "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, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival footage with the voices of the people who were there: police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Jamal Joseph, and many others, it’s an essential history and a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America."--Container.
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The first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.

Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas.

Editor, Aljernon Tunsil ; composer, Tom Phillips ; cinematography by Antonio Rossi, Rick Butler, Allen Moore, Cliff Charles ; animators, Molly Schwartz & Garry Waller.

DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; stereo.

English dialogue; optional English SDH subtitles.

Widescreen.

"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, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival footage with the voices of the people who were there: police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Jamal Joseph, and many others, it’s an essential history and a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America."--Container.

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