Passin' It On

Overview

This stirring documentary is the story of the former leader of the '60s urban revolutionaries the Black Panthers and his search for justice. Told through the eyes of Dhoruba Bin Wahad, formerly Richard Moore, a party member who served 19 years in prison before the verdict was overturned on the basis of misconduct by the prosecutor. Originally convicted for allegedly shooting two New York City police officers in 1971, he won his freedom in 1990 after a New York judge found that the FBI had suppressed evidence that...
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Overview

This stirring documentary is the story of the former leader of the '60s urban revolutionaries the Black Panthers and his search for justice. Told through the eyes of Dhoruba Bin Wahad, formerly Richard Moore, a party member who served 19 years in prison before the verdict was overturned on the basis of misconduct by the prosecutor. Originally convicted for allegedly shooting two New York City police officers in 1971, he won his freedom in 1990 after a New York judge found that the FBI had suppressed evidence that could have helped clear him. The Village Voice called this film strong and moving. ~ C. Dwayne Smith
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Special Features

Follow-up interview with Dhoruba Bin Wahad in Ghana; Interview with author and activist Kathleen Cleaver; Filmmaker interviews; Former Black Panther Jamal Joseph interview; Filmmaker biographies; Interactive menus; Scene selection
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/26/2006
  • UPC: 767685982136
  • Original Release: 1993
  • Rating:

  • Source: Docurama
  • Time: 1:42:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 71,271

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dhoruba Bin Wahad Interviewee
Technical Credits
John Valedez Director, Producer
Peter Miller Producer
Susanne Rostock Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Passin' It On
1. Passin' It On [2:52]
2. Wanting to Belong [3:24]
3. Police Brutality [3:45]
4. Serious Social Upheaval [6:43]
5. The Greatest Danger [7:23]
6. National Program of Repression [5:41]
7. Going Underground [3:08]
8. The Triple "O" [10:21]
9. Harder Time [3:32]
10. Free Dhoruba Bin Wahad [2:59]
11. Hit the Ground Running [6:01]
12. Credits [1:23]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Passin' It On
   Play
   Scenes
   Extras
      Dhoruba Bin Wahad Follow-Up Interview
         Play Interview
      Kathleen Cleaver Interview
      Jamal Joseph Interview
      Filmmaker Interviews
         John J. Valadez Interview
         Peter Miller Interview
      Filmmaker Biographies
      About Docurama
         Credits
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