6.9/10
490
7 user 17 critic

Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 5 April 2013 (USA)
Trailer
1:41 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $3.99 (HD) on Prime Video

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.

Director:

Shola Lynch

Writer:

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

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

Director: Göran Olsson
Stars: Angela Davis, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.

Director: Stanley Nelson
Stars: Angela Arnold, Erica Ball, Rhon G. Flatts
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A Cuban man cycles through his repressed opinions and memories as the threat of foreign invasion intensifies and the rest of his family retreats to Miami.

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."

Director: Liz Garbus
Stars: Nina Simone, Lisa Simone Kelly, Roger Nupie
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A documentary about the life and work of hannah arendt, the prolific and unclassifiable thinker,political theorist, moral philosopher and polemicist, and with her encounter with the trial of Eichmann a high ranking nazi.

Director: Ada Ushpiz
Stars: Hannah Arendt, Leon Botstein, Judith Butler
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A historical review of the military dictatorship in Brazil only trough images and sounds from films that belong to the pornochanchada genre, a kind of erotic film that was the most seen and most produced during that period.

Director: Fernanda Pessoa
Stars: Neuza Amaral, Arlindo Barreto, Mário Benvenutti
The Square (2013)
Documentary | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Director: Jehane Noujaim
Stars: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A personal essay which analyses and compares images of the political upheavals of the 1960s. From the military coup in Brazil to China's Cultural Revolution, from the student uprisings in Paris to the end of the Prague Spring.

Director: João Moreira Salles
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck
Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Angela Davis ... Herself
Eisa Davis ... Angela Davis
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

You know her name. Know her story.

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Free Angela & All Political Prisoners See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
See this Film!!!
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!


4 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed