Film: Angela Davis: Portrait of a Revolutionary
1-2 and 19 March
Writer and intellectual Angela Davis was one of the most outspoken activists of the 1960s
Writer and intellectual Angela Davis was one of the most outspoken activists of the 1960s and 1970s. A professor of philosophy at UCLA, Davis was also a communist, a Black Panther and a vocal critic of the U.S. government as well as sexism, racism and war. This documentary, directed by Yolande DuLuart, one of Davis’ former students, shows Davis speaking at public rallies and interacting with her students. The film also covers the controversial arrest of Davis in 1970.