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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
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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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22 December 2014 | by kmadisoSee all my reviews

This is now one of my favorite documentaries of all times. I am a big history and documentary buff. It is an epic story, much more so than I ever knew. There are so many facets of the story revealed in this doc that I was not aware of before. The way it combines archival film, rare photography, interviews, historical documents, and graphic art is very compelling. It is really masterful in terms of storytelling. This production brings the complexity of this historical moment to life. It conveys a historical moment that is very important to understand in the history of the struggle against racism in America. And yet it is such an ultimately hopeful and inspiring film! Excellent production. I wish everyone could and would see this documentary!


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