The Murder of Fred Hampton

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Movie Info

The circumstances surrounding the murder of Black Panther Fred Hampton by Chicago police.

Cast & Crew

Mike Gray
Producer
Fred Baker
Executive Producer
Howard Alk
Cinematographer
Mike Gray
Cinematographer

Critic Reviews for The Murder of Fred Hampton

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (5)

  • Although it is unabashedly biased and it is flawed in technical execution, it emerges as a disturbingly somber illustration of some of the ills that beset us and our social system.

    June 5, 2020 | Full Review…
  • As a first draft of history, this is invaluable, though its topical relevance has hardly diminished.

    October 19, 2017 | Full Review…
  • It's the rare film that decades later can seem as timely as it was the day it came out. The searing documentary "The Murder of Fred Hampton" is such a film.

    January 18, 2017 | Full Review…
  • One has to ask who ultimately needed armed protection more: the police and the people of Chicago or Fred Hampton?

    June 5, 2020 | Full Review…
  • The film illuminates the magnetic fervor, militant eloquence, and sheer infectious ideological energy of "living high on the people," that 'Chairman Fred' embodied.

    May 20, 2007 | Full Review…

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