You know her name. Now, you will finally know her story.

The Carsey-Wolf Center, the UCSB Department of Black Studies, the UCSB Department of Film Studies, Sol Sisters Rising, KCSB and the UCSB Division of Student Affairs was proud to present the film “Free Angela & All Political Prisoners” at the Pollock Theater. This riveting film is a major contender to be one of the 2014 Best Documentary Oscar nominees.

Please check out the wonderful Q&A with Dr. Angela Davis, Sidra Smith, Producer and it was moderated by Dr. Gaye Theresa Thompson.

About the Film

Angela Davis joins the Communist Party, protests with the Black Panthers, and becomes a spokesperson for the burgeoning prison reform movement.

Angela flees, convinced she will not be given a fair trial. After being placed on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list, she is captured in New York City after a two-month manhunt. Charged with murder, kidnapping and conspiracy, Angela is put on trial in one of the most sensational court cases of its time.

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