Thursday, March 1, 2007

A PPi Film: Wilmington 10 - USA 10,000

Director: GERIMA, Hailé
Production Company: Positive Productions Inc.
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 120 min
Country: USA
Language: English

This documentary is highly acclaimed for its timeless treatment of a case of the unjust imprisonment of nine young African-American men and a White woman who were among may in Wilmington, North Carolina who dared to speak out against political and racial injustice. Along with the participation of the "Ten themselves during their incarceration are the families, community members and other incarcerated political prisoners such as Assata Shakur. Together they draw a picture of prolonged struggle in the Black community of which the Wilmington 10 are only a contemporary component.

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