"Aoki" plus Q&A and reception [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."
Unite to Fight (Pt 2)
Dir. Ben Wang and Mike Cheng, 2009, 94 mins.
One of the best-kept secrets in the history of the Black Panther Party is the life of Richard Aoki, which is the subject of this documentary. Richard Aoki, who was placed in a Japanese interment camp along with his family when he was only four years old, grew up in Oakland, went to Berkeley and eventually joined the Black Panthers where he rose to become a field marshal, a Third World Liberation Front leader and a professor.
AFTER THE SCREENING: Q&A with "The Artist" Emory Douglas (Minister of Culture BPP).
Followed by reception with music
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
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