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Let The Fire Burn
Suns Cinema
Washington, DC
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Let The Fire Burn
In the astonishingly gripping Let the Fire Burn, director Jason Osder has crafted that rarest of cinematic objects: a found-footage film that unfurls with the tension of a great thriller. On May 13, 1985, a longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a deadly climax. By order of local authorities, police dropped military-grade explosives onto a MOVE-occupied rowhouse. TV cameras captured the conflagration that quickly escalatedand resulted in the tragic deaths of eleven people (including five children) and the destruction of 61 homes. It was only later discovered that authorities decided to ...let the fire burn. Using only archival news coverage and interviews, first-time filmmaker Osder has brought to life one of the most tumultuous and largely forgotten clashes between government and citizens in modern American history.

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Suns Cinema (View)
3107 Mount Pleasant Street NW
Washington, DC 20010
United States


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Film > Movies

Minimum Age: 21

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Owner: Suns Cinema
On BPT Since: May 02, 2016
 
Suns Cinema
sunscinema@gmail.com
www.sunscinema.com


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