778 Bullets

Category: 
Documentary Short
Film Website: 
http://www.imdb.com/video/wab/vi2479531033/
Credits
Director: 
Angela Aguayo
Producer: 
Angela Aguayo
Synopsis: 
In November 1970, university, state and local police shot 778 Bullets into an off campus rental house in Carbondale, IL. The residence was rented to a handful of university students, some were assumed to be associated with the local Black Panther Party. Unlike other police raids of known Black Panther residences across the country, the Carbondale Panthers shot back. Using archive material, newspaper accounts, witness testimony and experts in the field, 778 Bullets recovers a little known history of resistance and resilience of the human struggle for self-determination. The dominant memory of the Black Panther Party would have us believe that the Panthers existed only in major urban cities; this story documents a more rural presence of radical politics and the struggle for civil rights.
Completion Date: 
2011-06
Runtime: 
18 minutes
Schedule
Venue: 
Market House- Black Box Theatre
Time: 
Friday, November 2 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Maiden Alley
Time: 
Saturday, November 3 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Yeiser Art Gallery
Time: 
Sunday, November 4 - 5:00pm
Snapshots: 
778 Bullets