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The Murder of Fred Hampton

 
 
Sun, Aug 19, 2018
  • 4:30PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 88min
FORMAT: 35mm
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
 
 
 
 
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Directed by Howard Alk | 1971

What began as a documentary on the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther party morphed into a chilling exposé of state sponsored anti-black terror when the organization’s rising-star chairman, Fred Hampton, was shot dead in his bed by the Chicago police during a pre-dawn raid. With righteous anger, director Howard Alk peels back layers of government lies to reveal the truth about an assassination conspiracy stretching all the way to the FBI.

35mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive.

 
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