Kate Davis & David Heilbroner, 2018, 105 min.
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland explores the death of Sandra Bland, a politically active 28-year-old African American who, after being arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town, was found hanging in her jail cell three days later. Dash cam footage revealing her arrest went viral, leading to national protests. The film team followed the two-year case beginning shortly after Bland's death, exploring the questions of what really happened to her, and what we may learn from her tragedy.
“I’m here to change history. I’m ready to do what I need to do for this next generation.”
— SANDRA BLAND
Because of this petition & Video we decided to screen this film. Sandra Bland’s story fits this year’s theme: # 7 We want an immediate end to Police brutality.
I signed a petition to District Attorney Elton Mathis, which says: "We are joining Sandra's family in demanding that you take criminal charges against Brian Encinia holding him accountable for his violent assault on Sandra Bland before a grand jury. You have the power to finally bring justice to Sandra Bland's family and investigate the obvious display of police misconduct, especially in light of the recently uncovered video."
Will you sign this petition? Click here: https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/tell-district-attorney?source=n.em.mt.p
11th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival
Presented by the NY Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee
Dedicated to #7 of Black Panther Party 10 Point Program: “We want an immediate end to Police brutality.”
Every night The 10 Point Program and Over 800 Years In Captivity will be shown.