“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,”* the latest documentary by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson, will open in NYC this** evening at the indie flick-centered Film Forum. Featuring reflections from former Panthers Kathleen Cleaver and Flores Alexander Forbes among many others, the film takes viewers inside the philosophy, organizing, mythology and political turmoil of the revolutionary group. Stay updated by visiting theblackpanthers.com and watch a clip above.
*Race Forward, the racial justice organization that publishes Colorlines, is a partner in the release of “The Black Panthers.”
**Piece has been updated since publication to reflect the timing of the release.