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Author: Vadim Jean; Samuel L Jackson; Mob Film Company.; Gold Circle Films.; Yesterday Films.
Publisher: [United Kingdom] : Network Releasing [distributor], 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary tells the story of Herman Wallace, Albert Woodfox and Robert King, three black men incarcerated in Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Known as the Angola Three, the men spent decades in solitary confinement after being targeted by prison officials for being members of the Black Panther Party and for fighting against inhumane prison conditions. They were also convicted of the murder of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: Herman Wallace; Albert Woodfox; Robert King
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vadim Jean; Samuel L Jackson; Mob Film Company.; Gold Circle Films.; Yesterday Films.
OCLC Number: 744500159
Language Note: Subtitles in English.
Notes: Cataloged from container.
Special features: letters to Angola (short film) ; cinema trailer.
Credits: Directed by Vadim Jean ; narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.
Target Audience: Rated M: suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. Note: adult themes.
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.
Details: DVD; PAL, region 2.
Responsibility: the Mob Film Company, Gold Circle Films & Yesterday Films present.

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This documentary tells the story of Herman Wallace, Albert Woodfox and Robert King, three black men incarcerated in Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Known as the Angola Three, the men spent decades in solitary confinement after being targeted by prison officials for being members of the Black Panther Party and for fighting against inhumane prison conditions. They were also convicted of the murder of a prison guard, despite the absence of any physical evidence or credible eyewitnesses. This film charts the story so far, as events surrounding the case continue to unfold.

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