The Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Invites you to Join us at:
THE BATTLE FOR OSCAR GRANT PLAZA
Showing how Oakland police turned the Plaza into a war zone in their attempt to crush the Occupy movement,
Exposing the deliberate police & District Attorney frame-up of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is still a political prisoner after 31 years.
Saturday, October 19, 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The New Parkway Theater
474 24th Street in Oakland
The Labor Action Committee is proud to present a short film by Stephen Vittoria, writer/director of “Mumia – Long Distance Revolutionary,” Keith Cook, Mumia Abu-Jamal’s older brother and Rachel Wolkenstein, lawyer for Mumia, and legal consultant on this film. Co-produced by Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio.
“Manufacturing Guilt” is a riveting narrative description, with graphics, of how Mumia was framed and sent to death row for a crime he didn’t commit.
“’Manufacturing Guilt’ highlights truth. Everybody who has a heart for justice, passion for truth, and concern for the innocent should see this film.” – Keith Cook (Mumia’s eldest brother)
“’Manufacturing Guilt’ is a chilling and vital inside view of what happened to my beloved father Mumia Abu-Jamal on that forsaken night that forever changed his life—and ours.” – Jamal Hart (Mumia’s oldest son)
May 12, 2013
A documentary movie about Mumia Abu-Jamal (Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary) had been scheduled to open at the Cineplex-12 Theater in Newark, N.J., this spring. The documentary has been playing to full houses on extended runs in more than 20 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Oakland, New York, Philly, New Orleans, Seattle, D.C, and Calgary, and the Newark theater had planned a gala opening–until Shaquille O’Neal, co-owner of the theater, stepped in and cancelled it at the last minute.
Shaquille O’Neal has long been a wannabe cop. He says he was “raised” by the Newark Police; he’s a big supporter of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and a “reserve police officer” in a number of cities; on a “ride along” in Baton Rouge police internal affairs accused him (then cleared him) of flushing a suspect’s head in a toilet. His canceling of the movie furthers a 30-year campaign by the FOP to see that Mumia dies in prison.
Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary
A film by Stephen Vittoria
Friday March 8th (6:30 pm)
Saturday March 9th (3:30 pm)
Sunday the 10th (4 pm)
Tuesday the 12th (9:30 pm)
Wednesday the 13th (10:30 pm)
and Thursday the 14th (10:30 pm)
Q&A with the director follows the film, Friday and Saturday
New Parkway Theater
474 – 24th St Oakland @ Telegraph • 510.658.7900
TICKETS: $10. Order online!
Click on “Purchase Tickets” next to the film at the day/time you want, at: http://www.thenewparkway.com/schedule.php