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Monday, April 5, 2010

The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971, DVDrip) Black Panthers Documentary
The Black Panther Party galvanized millions of African Americans against police repression and brutality, upholding the right of armed self-defense. The government lauched a campaign of murder, jailings and disinformation to destroy the BPP. This film documents the 1969 Chicago police murder of one of the most charissmatic and effective Panther leaders, Illinois Party chapter chairman Fred Hampton.
As he lay asleep in bed, famed Blank Panther Party leader Fred Hampton was shot and killed by Chicago police in 1969. Already at work on a documentary about Hampton, filmmakers Mike Gray and Howard Alk soon rushed to the crime scene, recording moments that would prove crucial in contradicting police testimony. Passionate and gritty (those expecting objectivity should note the “murder” in its title), this powerful documentary examines the strange events surrounding Hampton’s death, the courtroom battles that followed, and, of course, the film’s initial subject: the extraordinary life of the celebrated community activist Fred Hampton.
From the blog of MusicDawn
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Anonymous said...

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Unknown said...

mkv and mp4 would also be harder to burn to disc....those formats are good for throwaway type of media. But this is something that needs to be seen over and over again. Not just by one viewer, but by generations to comes. Best way to do that would be to ARCHIVE this film.

Thanks for posting

Unknown said...

RMVB is absolutely the WORST format to share. At least with mkv or mp4 you have a chance to convert to DVD if you are fortunate enough to access the tools to do it. Or rich enough to afford them

REAL MEDIA is crap.