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Long Distance Revolutionary Opens In Philadelphia Friday, May 3rd

Long Distance Revolutionary opens in in Philadelphia on Friday, May 3rd at the Ritz at the Bourse (400 Ranstead St. Philadelphia, PA 19106and will be showing daily at 1:00pm, 3:45pm, 6:30pm, and 9:30pm.

Puts a human face on its subject, for so long now just an anti-capital-punishment icon… also makes the case, COINTELPRO and beyond, that power is hardly to be trusted in America.” — Michael Atkinson, Time Out NY

“MUMIA: Long Distance Revolutionary” is a powerful indictment of the hypocrisy inherent in the American dream and is a must-see for any and all who are concerned with upholding the constitutional rights of all Americans.” — Alex Simon, The Hollywood Interview / Huffington Post

Critics, educators, activists, and press across the country have been talking about Long Distance Revolutionary and starting tomorrow, Friday, May 3rd, Stephen Vittoria’s much talked about documentary on the life of Mumia Abu-Jamal will be playing in Philadelphia.  Philadelphia is Mumia’s home town, it is where he flourished as an journalist and activist, and also where Mumia was convicted and sentenced to death row. The film gives you an opportunity to move beyond the case of Mumia and learn about the Mumia, the human being.  It features commentary and readings by Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Cornel West, Ruby Dee, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, Giancarlo Espositio, former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark, and a host of others.

Tickets are available online.

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