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This powerful documentary, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, questions the case of America's longest-held solitary confinement prisoners Albert Woodfox, Herman Wallace and Robert King - the so-called Angola 3. Just small-time criminals on entering jail, they became involved in the militant Black Panther movement and organised to end the notoriously brutal conditions inside Angola Prison, which is built on a former slave plantation. Arguing convincingly for their innocence, which authorities have used to condemn them to decades in isolation, the film lays sentimentality on thick but retains a raw force. It is also an important record of historical black oppression.
The familiar death sentence debate is given fresh insights by an extraordinary director with a unique attitude to life and death.
14+ years 106 mins
Powerful epic from famed director Spike Lee about the life of late African-American black liberation movement leader Malcolm X.
14+ years 197 mins
Harper Lee adaptation about an idealistic white lawyer in 1930s Alabama who takes on the case of a black man accused of an awful crime.
11+ years 124 mins
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