A Huey P. Newton Story (2001)

A Huey P. Newton Story


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BLACK STARZ!, a Starz Encore channel will premiere this spring an original production, A Huey P. Newton Story (AHPNS), in association with PBS and African Heritage Network. Spike Lee directed the film and stage actor, Roger Guenveur Smith created, wrote and stars in the film which was adapted from his Obie (R) Award winning off-Broadway solo performance. Steven Adams, Bob L. Johnson and Marc Henry Johnson of Luna Ray Films, LLC are producers.A Huey P. Newton Story is a virtuosic and intimate … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Musical & Performing Arts
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Written By: Roger Guenveur Smith
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On DVD: Jul 25, 2000


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Full Review… | May 21, 2009
Top Critic

The film is one long monologue of Huey's inner mind , culminating in a riveting shadow boxing dance by Smith, who then sits down for the final end.

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Audience Reviews for A Huey P. Newton Story

Very intriguing!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

Those who haven't seen this, should definitely watch it.

Chosen 718

Super Reviewer


couldent sit though it. It was all in interview story. Very artsy and Im sure good if I had the patience. Now I know who free huey is.

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