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1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
College professor Angela Davis' social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping that ends with four people dead and her name on the FBI's most-wanted list.

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Director: Shola Lynch

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Code Black

Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)

Release Date: April 5th, 2013|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • 63
    Mark Feeney Boston Globe

    A description of Davis’s post-trial life would have been welcome. Twice Communist Party candidate for vice president, she now teaches at the University of California at Santa Cruz. That raises one more question. Santa Cruz is less than a hundred miles away from San Rafael. How many lifetimes away does it feel like? show more

  • 50
    Steve Macfarlane Slant Magazine

    It foists its own retelling of Angela Davis's story over any contemplation of her politics, effectively neutering their power as it could apply to today in the hands of a proper film essayist. show more

  • 75
    Kevin Jagernauth The Playlist

    Confidently constructed, and aided by an assured focus, Free Angela & All Political Prisoners is a solid tribute a woman who was one of many vital pieces of the civil rights movement, and an insightful study of a time when the American identity -- both politically and socially -- was being drastically reshaped. show more

  • April 07, 2013 livefullytoo
    Report This User

    I didn\'t learn this in my history classes but should have. Excellent. A must see!

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