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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

The Murder Of Fred Hampton

Fortnight 1971, Feature film, 90'

Synopsis

Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also documents his activities in organizing the Chapter, his public speeches, and the programs he founded for children during the last eighteen months of his life.

Director

Howard Alk

Bobby Rush
Don Matuson
Edward Manrahan
Fred Hampton
Rennie Davis

Title in Original Version : Le Meurtre De Fred Hampton