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Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 5 April 2013 (USA)
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A documentary that chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI's 10 most wanted list.

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Shola Lynch

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Shola Lynch
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Eisa Davis ... Angela Davis
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A documentary that chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI's 10 most wanted list.

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14 August 2013 | by ggibson247See all my reviews

I laughed, cried and cheered in THAT order at this film...Brilliant!!! What a wonderful and accurate story that needed to be told accurately. I was at the premiere and sat right in front of Common who was next to Ms. Davis' sister and family. To listen to their raw emotion was priceless. I went to go see it 2 additional times after-wards and I cannot wait to add this film to my very small DVD collection. I don't buy movies...this one will be in my collection. I recall leaving the film and hearing someone say "damn, I am just not doing enough in my life"...for the record, that woman does plenty; but what Ms. Davis went thru...baby! This is a must see.

Thank you Sidra, Shoyla and Jada for birthing this baby!


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5 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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Free Angela and All Political Prisoners See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$69,306, 7 April 2013

Gross USA:

$194,102

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$195,005
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