"New Haven Oral History" & "Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal" [10: A BLACK PANTHER PARTY FILM FESTIVAL!]
10: A BLACK PANTHER PARTY FILM FESTIVAL!
#10: "WE WANT land, bread, housing, education, clothing, justice and peace."
Pass the Torch
New Haven Oral History 7:00 PM
This fascinating film deals with young students in New Haven who seek to uncover for themselves the important history of the Black Panthers in New Haven. When their teacher gives them an oral history assignment the topic they choose to investigate is the 1970 New Haven Black Panther trails. The movie is fascinating it how it looks at the legacy of the Black Panthers, the role of the youth in continuing the struggle as well as the importance of history, how we view it and the various ways that it can survive.
After the Screening: Q&A Discussion with Rosemari Mealy and George Edwards of the Black Panther Party New Haven Chapter
Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal 8:30pm PM
Dir. Kouross Esmaeli, 2009, 65 min.
Directed by the Iranian born Kouross Esmaeli, "Justice on Trail" is an important re-examination of the case of America's most well known death row inmate Mumia Abu- Jamal. This film with the new evidence it uncovers and perspectives it reveals is incredibly relevant, especially at the present moment with the release of the right- wing anti-Mumia film "The Barrel of a Gun" as well as the upcoming release of the appeals court decision regarding his case.
After the Screening: Q&A Discussion with Justice on Trial producer Johanna Fernandez, and Bro. Sundiata of the NYC Free Mumia Coalition
Panther History Art & Memorabilia exhibit on display plus reception with original BPP members to follow the program
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
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