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A Huey P. Newton Story (2001)

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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 portrait of Huey P. Newton, the late co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Spike Lee employs his signature mixture of film and archival footages in color and black & white to capture Newton's "inner mind" and point of view as Guenveur Smith performs before a live audience.A Huey P. Newton Story is scheduled to have its world premiere on BLACK STARZ! June 18, 2001 at 9:00pm e/p. -- © 2001 Luna Rays Films, LLC

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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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(***): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] Smith has created a well-acted and well-written one man performance here. Definitely worth a look.

TTT C
TTT C

Roger smith, brings alive the roots of newton's revolutionary morals, & his reflections on society, an amazing 5 star film never get tired of watching it!!!!

KiRstin MArie
KiRstin MArie

Very intriguing!

Leo L
Leo L

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