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'Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal' followed by a Q&A with director Stephen Vittoria. Part of the 5th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival
Maysles Cinema
New York, NY
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'Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal' followed by a Q&A with director Stephen Vittoria. Part of the 5th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival
The 5th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival
September 27th-28th, October 3rd-5th
8. WE WANT freedom for all black men held in federal, state, county and city prisons and jails. Remembering our Political Prisoners    
{Proceeds from our film festival, after expenses is used to supply commissary for Political Prisoners.}  

Friday, October 4th, 7:00pm
Political Prisoners Short  (10 min)
Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
Stephen Vittoria, 2013, 120 min.
Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Philadelphia Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison and despite attempts to silence him, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, educate, provoke and inspire. The film features many supporters of Mumia, including actress Ruby Dee, Cornell West, writer Tariq Ali, and author Michelle Alexander ("The New Jim Crow").

Post-screening Q&A with director Stephen Vittoria.

Invited Director Melvin Van Peoples
Featured Speakers: Directors Margarita Rosario, Stephen Vittoria, Ojore Lutalo & Joanne L. Hershifield. Attorneys Jill Soffiyah Elijah & Joan Gibbs. Panthers Bullwhip, Cleo Silvers, Pam Hanna, Cisco Torres, Shaba-Om, & Jamal Josephs. Also King Downing, Shaka Shakur and Bonnie Kermess.

Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, in conjunction with Maysles Cinema.

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Maysles Cinema (View)
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
United States


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Film > Festivals
Film > Movies
Film > Other

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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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