1968 Browning Cinema - Black Panthers


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Black Panthers is a 1968 short documentary film by Agnès Varda. The film was shot in Oakland, California during the protests over Huey P. Newton’s arrest for John Frey’s murder in 1967. Newton is himself interviewed and talks about his poor treatment while incarcerated and discusses the ideals of the Black Panther movement.

Originally published at artsandculture.nd.edu.