Friday, April 17, 2015

San Francisco Film Festival presents: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, directed by Stanley Nelson

 Black Panther Party revolutionary Queens

 Ancestor Dr. Huey P. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party

Director Stanley Nelson
The Stanley Nelson's documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, will be screened at the San Francisco Film Festival, Saturday, April 25, 2015, 3:00pm. Marvin X was interviewed for the film. He attended Oakland's Merritt College with Huey Newton and Bobby Seale. He introduced Eldridge Cleaver to the BPP: "Marvin X was my teacher. Many of our comrades came through his Black Arts Theatre: Bobby Seale, Eldridge Cleaver, Emory Douglas, Samuel Napier, Judy Juanita, JoAnn Mitchell, et al," said Dr. Huey P. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party.
We are pleased to invite you to a screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, which will be held next weekend at
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the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival!  
​Screening times are as follows: 
Saturday April 25, 2015 at 
3:00 p.m. 
​at the 
Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
​. Please RSVP as soon as possble to this email address, or call 646-262-7757.  We hope you can attend what promises to be an extraordinary event. 

Presented by the San Francisco Film Society, the Festival is the longest-running film festival in the Americas. As it celebrates its 58th edition, SFIFF has screened more than 6,000 films, entertained and inspired roughly two million filmgoers and hosted thousands of prominent guests and luminaries. Press coverage of films, guests and events is extensive.

The Festival screening
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will be a Bay Area premiere
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and we are very excited
​ be ​
presenting this  at the Festival.

​There will be an additional screening on Tuesday ​
April 28, 2015
​at ​
6:15 p.m. at theSundance Kabuki Cinemas
Tickets for that screening are available online at and at the Festival box office. located at Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, 1881 Post Street (at Fillmore), Open daily 3:30-7:30 pm.  General admission tickets are $15, Senior/student/disabled tickets are $14. 

Best regards,
Nicole London

Nicole London
Associate Producer| The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Firelight Films
324 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

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