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Australian Films

Killing Comrade Hampton

1 May 2021

9:00 AM

1 May 2021

9:00 AM

Fred Hampton, the young chairman of the Illinois Black Panthers, makes a brief appearance in The Trial of the Chicago 7 when he leans over the barrier between the public gallery and the defendants’ table to talk to Bobby Seale.

In Judas and the Black Messiah, Hampton’s role in the Panthers is the core element of the drama and he moves into centre stage.

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Judas and the Black Messiah, directed by Shaka King
HBO Max 2021, 2hrs 6 mins

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