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Black August ()


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  • 1h 56min
  • Drama
  • Movie


Inmate activist George Lester Jackson's short life became a flashpoint for revolution, igniting the bloodiest riot in San Quentin's history.

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George L. Jackson
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David Dryer
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Jonathan Jackson (as Ezra Stanley)
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Lumumba
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Georgia Jackson
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FBI Agent Walker
Greg Gibbs ...
Fred Bennett
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W.L. Nolan
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Policeman
Cully Fredricksen ...
Guard Williams
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Disciple
Michael Greggans ...
Assistant Editor
Tim Heinrich ...
Rifleman (as Timothy Heinrich)
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Judge Herbert Hayes
Cal Johnson ...
Falling Inmate
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District Attorney Gary Thomas
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James McClaine
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Mrs. Dryer
Melia Mills ...
Brenda Johnson
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Priest
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Angela Davis
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Trustee
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Reporter
Allen Pontes ...
Print Reporter
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Juror #3
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Prison Official
Joe Tallarico ...
Rifleman
Reid Garver Travis

Directed by

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Samm Styles

Produced by

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Gus L. Blackmon ... associate producer
Kenneth Dixon ... co-executive producer
Judd Flemming ... producer
Jan Mabry ... producer
'Big' LeRoy Mobley ... associate producer
Pendazi Sampson ... associate producer
Tcinque Sampson ... executive producer

Music by

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Juan 'Uglyfingers' Blair

Cinematography by

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Kev Robertson
Kevin Robertson

Film Editing by

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Judd Flemming

Casting By

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Michael Ching

Production Design by

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Douglas Freeman

Set Decoration by

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Dwane Platt

Makeup Department

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Shonda Dilliehunt ... makeup artist
Monique Ford ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Geoffrey Sawyer ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Gabriel Hanly ... second second assistant director
Jennifer Jourdan ... second assistant director
Geoffrey Sawyer ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Carol Chow ... art department production assistant
Sean House ... prop assistant
Patrick Ludden ... property master
Cindy Mah ... picture car coordinator
Peter Mayer ... lead man
Annie Mueller ... assistant property master

Sound Department

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Juan 'Uglyfingers' Blair ... sound mixer
Brian Copenhagen ... production sound mixer
Jon Logan ... re-recording mixer / sound designer / sound editor

Special Effects by

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Sean House ... special effects
Boyd Lacosse ... pyrotechnician
Neil Smith ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Roy Miles Jr. ... visual effects artist

Stunts

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Thomas M. Ficke ... stunt performer
Joe Green ... stunt performer
Cal Johnson ... stunt performer
Mike Martinez ... stunt coordinator
Rex Reddick ... stunts
William Washington ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Darrell M. Lee ... electric intern
Andrea Miraglia ... camera loader
Marc Wall ... grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Tabitha Johnson ... on-set costumer

Location Management

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Daniel Lee ... location production assistant
Justin Strock ... location assistant

Music Department

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Juan 'Uglyfingers' Blair ... composer: additional music

Transportation Department

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Bundy Chanock ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Michael Fischler ... production accountant
Eric Pono ... office production assistant
Kenn Rabin ... archival consultant

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Fekete augusztus (Hungary)
  • Ysteria (Greece)
  • Agosto Negro (Brazil)
  • Musta elokuu (Finland)
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Runtime
  • 116 min
Country
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Budget $1,500,000 (estimated)

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