The Apollo Theater, Firelight Media, Independent Lens, THIRTEEN, and PBS present a free screening of Stanley Nelson’s The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, the first feature-length documentary exploring the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture and to the cultural and political awakening of black people.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Stanley Nelson, former members of the Black Panther Party Kathleen Cleaver, Ericka Huggins and David Lemieux, journalist Jamilah Lemieux (Ebony Magazine) and activist Dante Barry. Moderated by WNET’s MetroFocus Producer and Host Rafael Pi Roman. The event will also include inspirational music by the IMPACT Repertory Theatre Performance Company.
*Once you’ve registered online, the Apollo will send you an email confirmation. You must print out your email confirmation and bring it with you the afternoon of the event.
Note: Entry is not guaranteed. General Admission.