Black August

Black August
Black August
  • UR
  • 1h 56m
  • 2007
Civil Rights hero? Thug? Martyr? Criminal? Gary Dourdan stars as George Jackson in Black August. George Jackson (Dourdan--"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation") was sent to prison at age 18 for stealing $70. He never came out. He studied, became an activist, a leader and a best-selling author--and he died behind bars in 1971. A failed prison break or an assassination by the FBI in an attempt to destroy the Black Panthers and their movement? This true drama examines a part of recent United States history that remains controversial to this day.
© 2006 276 Productions, Inc. Artwork: © 2006 276 Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:August 1, 2007

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