[sixties-l] 2nd Int'l Black Panther Film Festival

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Date: Thu Mar 01 2001 - 01:28:38 EST

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      New York, N.Y. February 22, 2001- At the gala fundraiser in Harlem for the
      Malcolm X Museum, acclaimed actor Danny Glover announced yesterday that he
      would serve as the Honorary Chair of the second International Black Panther
      Film Festival. Both Glover and Kathleen Cleaver, executive producer of the
      festival, spoke at the event. The 2nd International Black Panther Film
      Festival will be held again in New York from May 3 through May 6, 2001.

      This unique cultural event brings to the screen the dynamic spirit of
      liberation youthful Black Panthers and Young Lords expressed. This year, as
      well as returning to the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black
      Culture, festival events will take place at Columbia University's Miller
      Theatre. On Thursday, May 3 and Sunday, May 6 the festival will be at the
      Schomburg, (515 Malcolm X Blvd at 135th Street) and on Friday, May 4 and
      Saturday, May 5 at Miller Theatre, (116th Street and Broadway).

      The festival will screen recent films like "Public Enemy," "Voice of the
      Voiceless," "Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind," and "Eyes of the
      Rainbow," as well as those made during the sixties and seventies. The works
      of directors from Cuba, France and Germany, as well as the U.S., will be
      shown, including films about international resistance movements. The
      festival will hold question and answer sessions with filmmakers, Hip-Hop
      artists and members of the original Black Panther Party, and present
      exciting panel discussions, including one on the international impact of
      Black Panther movement and another on "Artists and Revolution."

      Call 212 926-2550 for updated information, or visit the festival website at

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