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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution ()


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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... See more »

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  • Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
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Angela Arnold ...
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Erica Ball ...
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Rhon G. Flatts ...
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(voice)
Nola Nelson ...
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J. Edgar Hoover (voice)
Jason Torres ...
(voice)
Trudy Williams ...
(voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Blair Anderson ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Omar Barbour ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Julian Bond ...
Himself - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [SNCC]
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Elaine Brown ...
Herself - Black Panther Party
Scot Brown ...
Himself - Historian
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Himself - Firing Line (archiveFootage) (as William F. Buckley Jr.)
William Calhoun ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
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Himself - Historian
Eldridge Cleaver ...
Himself - Black Panther Party (archiveFootage)
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Herself - Black Panther Party
Dennis Cunningham ...
Himself - Attorney
Emory Douglas ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Jim Dunbar ...
Himself - Journalist
Flores Forbes ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Sherwin Forte ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Ronald Freeman ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Beverly Gage ...
Herself - Historian
Ray Gaul ...
Himself - Oakland Police Department
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Himself - Filmmaker
Jeff Haas ...
Himself - Attorney
Fred Hampton ...
Himself - Black Panther Party (archiveFootage)
Edward Hanrahan ...
Himself - State's Attorney (archiveFootage) (as Edward V. Hanrahan)
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Himself - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS]
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Elbert Howard ...
Himself - Black Panther Party (as Elbert 'Big Man' Howard)
Ericka Huggins ...
Herself - Black Panther Party
Phyllis Jackson ...
Herself - Black Panther Party
Deborah Johnson ...
Herself - Black Panther Party (as Akua Njeri [Deborah Johnson])
Jamal Joseph ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Mike Klonsky ...
Himself - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS]
Mark Kurlansky ...
Himself - Writer
Bob Lee ...
Himself - Black Panther Party (archiveFootage)
David Lemieux ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Tarika Lewis ...
Herself - Black Panther Party
Felipe Luciano ...
Himself - Young Lords
Ron McCarthy ...
Himself - Los Angeles Police Department
Michael McCarty ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Steve McCutchen ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Pat McKinley ...
Himself - Los Angeles Police Department
Mohammed Mubarak ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Donna Murch ...
Herself - Historian
Huey P. Newton ...
Himself - Black Panther Party (archiveFootage) (as Huey Newton)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
William O'Neal ...
Himself - FBI Informant (archiveFootage)
Jeffrey Ogbar ...
Himself - Historian (as Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar)
Gil Parker ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Lise Pearlman ...
Herself - Attorney
Wayne Pharr ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
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Himself (archiveFootage) (as Governor Ronald Reagan)
Renault Robinson ...
Himself - Chicago Police Department
Howard Saffold ...
Himself - Chicago Police Department
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Himself - Black Panther Party (archiveFootage)
Bob Smitson ...
Himself - Los Angeles Police Department
M. Wesley Swearingen ...
Himself - FBI Agent
Rita Williams Garcia ...
Herself - Writer
Landon Williams ...
Himself - Black Panther Party
Ora Williams ...
Herself - Black Panther Party
Yohuru Williams ...
Himself - Historian
Marvin X. ...
Himself - Writer

Directed by

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Stanley Nelson

Written by

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Stanley Nelson ... (written by)

Produced by

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Sam Aleshinloye ... assistant producer
Sally Jo Fifer ... executive producer: ITVS
Laurens Grant ... producer
Rebecca Kent ... associate producer
Nicole London ... associate producer
Stanley Nelson ... producer

Film Editing by

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Aljernon Tunsil

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Lewis Erskine ... additional editor
Rebecca Sherwood ... associate editor
Don Wyllie ... colorist

Production Management

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Jennifer Crystal Chien ... production manager

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Brian Bracken ... sound editor
Lauretta Molitor ... sound recordist
Benny Mouthon ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor

Animation Department

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Molly Schwartz ... animator
Garry Waller ... animator

Music Department

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Peter Miller ... music supervisor

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Bruno Barbey ... archival materials courtesy of: stills - Magnum Photos
Ruth-Marion Baruch ... archival materials courtesy of: stills ©MCF
Howard L. Bingham ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Jeffrey Blankfort ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Nacio Jan Brown ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Kathleen Cleaver ... consultant
Emory Douglas ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Jonathan Eubanks ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Benjamin Frankenberg ... production assistant
Kenneth Green Sr. ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Howard Harawitz ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Elbert Howard ... archival materials courtesy of: stills (as Elbert 'Big Man' Howard)
Billy X. Jennings ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Charles E. Jones ... consultant
Lewanne Jones ... researcher
Pirkle Jones ... archival materials courtesy of: stills ©MCF
Mark Kitchell ... archival materials courtesy of: footage
William Klein ... archival materials courtesy of: footage
Hiroji Kubota ... archival materials courtesy of: stills - Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec ... archival materials courtesy of: stills - Magnum Photos
Jaime Lucero Jr. ... production assistant
Morley Markson ... archival materials courtesy of: footage
Franklin McMahon ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Tracy Nguyen-Chung ... publicist
Kenneth O'Reilly ... consultant
Bob Olender ... archival materials courtesy of: stills - Herald Examiner Collection/Los Angeles Public Library
Roz Payne ... archival materials courtesy of: footage
Ron Riesterer ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Howard Robbins ... archival materials courtesy of: stills - San Francisco Examiner Collection, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Verna Sadock ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Paul Sequeira ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Stephen Shames ... archival materials courtesy of: stills - Polaris Images
John Shearer ... archival materials courtesy of: stills
Leslie Strain ... transcriber
Pat Thomas ... consultant
Bill Wingell ... archival materials courtesy of: stills

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Also Known As
  • Os Panteras Negras: Vanguarda da Revolução (Brazil)
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  • 115 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $46,985, 18 Sep 2015

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