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Revisit the turbulent 1960s, when a revolutionary culture emerged with the Black Panther Party at its vanguard. Stanley Nelson tells the vibrant story of a pivotal movement that feels timely all over again.

  • DirectorStanley Nelson
  • Runtime: 1 hr 54 min
  • StudioPBS
  • QualityHD

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Black Panther Documentary Screening at Western Feb. 27 - Western Illinois University News


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Black Panther Documentary Screening at Western Feb. 27
Western Illinois University News
MACOMB, IL – In honor of Black History Month, the Western Illinois University Department of English Film Club will host a screening and discussion of the 2015 documentary, "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution," from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb.

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Stanley Nelson's 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Premieres Tonight on PBS - Indie Wire


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Stanley Nelson's 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Premieres Tonight on PBS
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Tonight, Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9 PM, Stanley Nelson's acclaimed new documentary, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” premieres on PBS' independent film series INDEPENDENT LENS. The first feature-length documentary to ...
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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution | Movie Reviews + ... - PGH City Paper


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Stanley Nelson Jr.'s documentary looks at the influential 1960s black-rights organization.

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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution review – blistering account of a misunderstood movement - The Guardian


The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution review – blistering account of a misunderstood movement
The Guardian
A pulsing soul-power soundtrack, extensive and rare archive footage and fiercely honest contemporary interviews drive Stanley Nelson's blistering account of the rise and fall of the Black Panther party. Paying as much attention to its grassroots work ...

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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution review – a tragicomedy of fear and hope - The Guardian


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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution review – a tragicomedy of fear and hope
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Forgotten past … a scene from the documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. Photograph: Stephen ... Nelson's film shows this was the one time in US history that the American right considered gun control. One pundit blurts: “No one ...
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The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution - a flawed chronicle - The Guardian


The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution - a flawed chronicle
The Guardian
Stanley Nelson Jr's The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution is a tragedy of squandered promise and political disillusionment, and the perils of the cul-de-sac “revolutionary” mindset of the American left in the late 60s and early 70s. It briskly ...

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