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'In My Own Words' followed by a panel discussion. Part of the 5th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival
Maysles Cinema
New York, NY
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'In My Own Words' followed by a panel discussion. 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.}  

Saturday, October 5th, 4:00pm
Political Prisoners Short  (10 min)

In My Own Words
2011, 48 min.
Prison interview with the long-jailed Ojore Lutalo.
Ojore touches on many issues, from what prisons are,
to why he is in prison to the nature of the black
radical struggle. Ojore was released in 2009, only to
be rearrested a few months later as the alleged
"Amtrak Terrorist" in Colorado. All charges were
dropped after no one was able to provide any evidence
of wrongdoing.

Post-screening panel discussion.

Invited Director Melvin Van Peebles
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.



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


Film > Festivals
Film > Movies

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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