'Remembering our Political Prisoners' and 'Sonia Sanchez: Shake Loose Memories' followed by a panel discussion with the directors
Remembering Our Political Prisoners
The Black Panther Commemoration Committee, 2012, 7 min.
Sonia Sanchez: Shake Loose Memories
Jamal Joseph, 2011, 67 min.
A musical and poetic journey through the life, art and activism of Sonia Sanchez, poetry icon, professor emeritus at Temple University, co-founder of the Black Arts Movement, pioneer of the Black studies program at San Francisco State, and tireless fighter for human rights. Sonia's poetry, performance and reflections weave together to create a moving "cine poem."
Post-screening panel discussion with director Jamal Joseph & Sonia Sanchez, moderated by Cleo Silvers.
Part of the 4th Annual Black Panther Film Festival: "Endangered Species & Political Prisoners", produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY in conjunction with Maysles Cinema. Screenings and events Friday, September 28th Saturday, September 29th & Friday, October 5th Saturday, October 6th.
5. WE WANT education for our people that exposes the true nature of this decadent American society. We want education that teaches us our true history and our role in the present-day society.
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