Film Series: Black Panthers, Same Sex Marriage

November 9, 2015

Two award-winning documentaries will feature at the Weekend Film Series on Sunday November 15, with both  The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution and  The Case Against 8 to be shown.

Screening at 3 p.m., The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution won the audience award at the River Run International Film Festival.

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution trailer

Directed by Stanley Nelson, this is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party.

Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, and many others, the film is an essential history and a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America.

Screening at 5.30 p.m., The Case Against 8 won a directing award at the Sundance Film Festival.

The Case Against 8 trailer

The film is an inside look at the historic case to overturn California’s Proposition 8, which took away the right of same-sex couples to marry in the state.

Tickets are on sale now at the Oceans Gift Shop, BUEI, or by calling 294-0204.

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  1. Vulcan Trash Cleaner says:

    ….there will now be an Intermission during which time soft drinks,popcorn and ice cream may be purchased in the Lobby.

  2. Cup Of Tea Anyone? says:

    Will they serve tea during the intermission?

    i hope so