Films

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Time Periods: 20th Century, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: African American, Civil Rights Movements

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (DVD) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's HistoryThe Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is a feature length documentary on the Black Panther Party by Stanley Nelson. Fifty years after the Black Panther Party for Self Defense was founded, the group and its leadership remain powerful and enduring images in American culture. The Black Panthers weaves together the voices of those who lived this story—journalists, police, informants, and white supporters and rank and file members, those who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, and many others. [Producer’s description.]

Produced by Firelight Media.