Films from Past Years/ 41st & Central
USA | Documentary Feature | 2010 | 120 min | Website
Sponsored By: Green Valley Media
Director: Gregory Everett
Awards: Audience Favorite Award/Documentary, Pan African Film and Arts Festival
Through archival footage and interviews, this is a first hand account of the LA Black Panther Party’s formation as told by the original surviving members. This film gives the viewer an eyewitness account of Bunchy and John Huggins murders at U.C.L.A. in 1968 and includes exclusive interviews with Black Panther Party leaders Geronimo Ji Jagga and Elaine Brown. Also featured are former Black Panther members Ericka Huggins, Roland & Ronald Freeman, Wayne Pharr, Jeffrey Everett, Long John Washington, Muhammad Mubarak, former L.A.P.D. Chief Bernard Parks, US Organization member Wesley Kabaila, U.C.L.A. Professor Scot Brown, and many others.