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Angela: Portrait of a Revolutionary

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 20 min.
  • Genres: Biography, History
  • Director:Yolande DuLuart


The late '60s and early '70s produced a large crop of social critics and self-labelled revolutionaries. Outspoken black militant feminist and communist Angela Davis was one of these. Davis, also a professor of philosophy at U.C.L.A., is the subject of this documentary film made by one of her U.C.L.A. students. It features her in the classroom, at a "rap" session, studying quietly, and giving her rumbustious speeches at antiwar and other demonstrations. Given the fact that this is clearly a pro-Davis...more