Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Poster

Release Date: February 1st, 2013

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
Cornel West, Alice Walker, Angela Davis and others discuss the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, an imprisoned journalist who continues to write, provoke and inspire from behind prison walls.

Director: Stephen Vittoria

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Street Legal Cinema

Distributors: First Run

Ratings & Reviews

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  • More of a tribute than a hard-hitting piece of American filmmaking, which is too bad, because the subject - the imprisonment of ex-Black Panther figure Mumia Abu-Jamal - deserves a thorough, serious examination. show more

  • More a deification than a documentary. show more

  • The documentary is unapologetically one-sided, and spends more time canonizing Abu-Jamal than exploring the murder and trial themselves. Still it raises issues of racism in America (flashback to George Wallace) that are worthy of discussion. show more

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