Informant USA, 2012, 80 minutes Director: Jamie Meltzer
He became an overnight activist hero when he braved toxic flood waters to rescue a friend in the Ninth Ward, New Orleans. He went on to found Common Ground, a grassroots relief organization whose slogan "Solidarity not Charity" reflected its anarchist philosophy. After two young activists were arrested at the 2008 RNC, Darby shocked friends and activists nationwide by revealing he'd been instrumental in the indictmenthe was an FBI informant. INFORMANT takes a spellbinding look at Brandon Darby, a radical activist turned FBI informant who has been both vilified and deified, but never fully understood.
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