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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

October 28, 2016- 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chinatown Action Group presents a movie night featuring:

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

In honour of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the the Black Panther Party, the Chinatown Action Group will be hosting a movie and discussion night to explore the important history of this organization. We will watch Stanley Nelson’s 2015 feature length documentary which includes incredible footage of the context and movement for black liberation.

Join us to learn the rich history of the Black Panthers and get inspired! You can watch a preview of the film at http://theblackpanthers.com/home/.

Friday, October 28 2016, 7 pm
221A, 221 E. Georgia Street, Vancouver
Popcorn and light refreshments will be served

Please RSVP to chinatownactiongroup@gmail.com.

Recommended background reading:

– Huey P. Newtown, “The Founding of the Black Panther Party” and “Patrolling” (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BypuBJSrGUzzcUZUb0h6RjFzUVE/view?usp=sharing)
– Elaine Brown’s critique of the film: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/07/03/ex-black-panther-leader-elaine-brown-slams-stanley-nelson-s-condemnable-documentary.html
– Elaine Brown, A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story (available at your local library)


October 28, 2016
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


221A East Georgia Street
Vancouver, Canada


Chinatown Action Group
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