BLACK PANTHERS

A film by Agnès Varda

Cast : H. Rap Brown, Stokely Carmichael, Eldridge Cleaver

France / 30'’ / Color / status : completed / French / short film

This film was shot during the summer 1968 in Auckland (California) around the meetings organised by the Black Panthers Party to free Huey Newton, one of their leaders, and to turn his trial into a political debate. They tried and succeeded in catching Americans’ attention.