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Independent Lens | The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

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A film by Stanley Nelson

Check for air dates on WMHT TV and WORLD TV

WMHT Screenings: 
Friday, January 15 at 7:00 PM I Old Chatham Quaker Meeting House. Old Chatham, NY. – RSVP here

  • Snow Date – Friday, January 22

Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00 PM I Universal Preservation Hall. Saratoga Springs, NY. – RSVP here

Wednesday, February 10 at 5:00 PM I Union College. Schenectady, NY -  RSVP here.

Thursday, February 11 at 5:30 PM I Albany Housing Authority. Albany, NY. 

Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 PM I The Crandall Library. Glens Falls, NY

Additional Screenings:
Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 PM I Fenimore Art Museum. Cooperstown, NY
Please register for the screening by calling Andie Alban at 607 547 1453. Registration is recommended, though not mandatory.


A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard. Weaving together a treasure trove of rare footage with the voices of a diverse group of people who were there, Stanley Nelson tells the vibrant story of a pivotal movement that feels timely all over again.

Available  January 1 - February 22, 2016 for the 2015 - 2016 Indie Lens Pop Up season.

Please contact Jenn Baumstein, to set up a screening.

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