LCSC Presents the Black Power Movement Package at the Pan African Film Festival

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If you have any questions, please contact Channing Martinez at the Strategy Center (213) 387-2800 or info@thestrategycenter.org Location Cinemark Baldwin Hills Crenshaw 4020 Marlton Ave Los Angeles, CA, 90008 United States

 

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PAFF LCSC Black Power Movement Package 2017

 

The Films

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and University - Friday February 10 8:05pm

(2017/US/Feature Documentary/95m) West Coast Premiere Dir: Stanley Nelson A vibrant mosaic of events, stories and characters traces the essential role the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) played in shaping Black life, creating a Black middle class and dismantling segregation during most dire eras of racial intolerance in the U.S. Trailer: https://youtu.be/u8hmqpAzjRo

 

Every Cook Can Govern: The Life, Works and Impact of C.L.R. James - Sunday February 12 2:30pm

(2016/UK/Feature Documentary/121min) Dir: Ceri Dingle & Rob Harris An historical tour-de-force exploring the life, writings and politics of the great Trinidad-born revolutionary C.L.R. James. Using never-before-seen footage of James, alongside interviews with those he knew and eminent scholars, what emerges is an understanding of what it meant to be an uncompromising revolutionary in the 20th Century. For those who know little of C.L.R. James, the author of “The Black Jacobins,” the seminal work on Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Haitian Revolution, this is a great place to start. Trailer: https://youtu.be/Oe2AD_HCGWM

 

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution - Monday February13 6:20pm

(2014/US/Feature Documentary/114m) Dir: Stanley Nelson Whether they were right or wrong, whether they were good or bad, more than 40 years after the Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California, the group, and its leadership, remain powerful and enduring figures in our popular imagination. This film weaves voices from varied perspectives who lived this story — police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters, and detractors, those who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Because the participants from all sides were so young in the 60s and 70s, they are still around to share firsthand accounts. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F56O3kZ9qr0

 

41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers - Wednesday February 15 8:30pm

(2009/US/Feature Documentary/130m) Dir: Gregory Everett This riveting exposé follows the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party from its glorious Black Power beginnings through to its tragic demise. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSVy-YtG5-s

 

Location

Cinemark Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
4020 Marlton Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 90008
United States
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