Black August
Black August (2007)

Filmmakers Samm Styles and TCinque Sampson collaborate to explore the life and death of prison rights activist George L. Jackson in this biographical drama starring CSI's Gary Dourdan as the Soledad Brother author who took up the cause… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 12, 2008
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Kam Williams

Adapted from George Jackson's own prison letters and other writings, this bio-pic is to be commended for shedding surprisingly sophisticated light on such a controversial cult figure.

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Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio

A searing and earnest drama delving into the tragic, short life of the late George Jackson, sixties US political prisoner, LA Black Panther spiritual and intellectual guiding force, and fierce leader within the Black prison movement.

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