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Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (NR)

Documentary 100 April 5, 2013

Free Angela is a gripping historic account of the events that catapulted a young University of California philosophy professor into a controversial political icon in the turbulent late 1960's. Angela Davis joins the Communist Party, protests with the Black Panthers, and becomes a principle spokesperson for the burgeoning prison reform movement. As a result, she finds herself Fighting to keep her job, and in the national media spotlight characterized by her many detractors as a dangerous subversive menace, and by her supporters as a strong leader challenging authority and boldly advocating for "Power to All People."

Shola Lynch Angela Davis Shola Lynch Shola Lynch, Carine Ruszniewski, Carole Lambert, Sidra Smith LionsGate/CodeBlack Films

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