Black August

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"For political prisoner George Jackson, revolution was not a choice... it was a necessity"
  • NR
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 56 min
  • 6.3  (293)

Inmate activist George Lester Jackson's short life became a flashpoint for revolution, igniting the bloodiest riot in San Quentin's history. In a story ripped from history's headlines, Black August traces Jackson's spiritual journey and violent fate, from being sent up on a one-year-to-life sentence for robbing a gas station of $71, to galvanizing the Black Guerrilla Family.

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Description
Inmate activist George Lester Jackson's short life became a flashpoint for revolution, igniting the bloodiest riot in San Quentin's history. In a story ripped from history's headlines, Black August traces Jackson's spiritual journey and violent fate, from being sent up on a one-year-to-life sentence for robbing a gas station of $71, to galvanizing the Black Guerrilla Family.
  • Release Date
    2007
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 56 min
  • Language
    German
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (293)
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