Huey!  

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"If he’s not set free, the sky’s the limit."


"The whole black nation has to be put together as a black army and we going to walk on this nation, we are going to walk on this race's power structure and we are going to say to the whole damn government: 'Stick 'm up motherfucker, this is a hold up, we come for what ours.'" --ending lines

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Huey! (1968) is an American documentary film on Huey P. Newton by American Documentary Films in cooperation with the Black Panther Party, directed by Sally Pugh.

Most of the film is set on February 17th, 1968, Newton’s birthday, and day of the "Free Huey rally" held at Oakland Auditorium in Alameda, California.

It was attended by 5,000 people including Stokely Carmichael, H. Rap Brown, Bobby Seale, Eldridge Cleaver and lawyer Charles Garry among others.

Its soundtrack features "Oya (Primitive Fire)" by Babatunde Olatunji. Its final credits credit Emory Douglas.

Credits

Editors, Michael McKee, Denis McNicholl, Stephen Lighthill, Robert Prines, Leonard Henny, Harvey Richards.

Appearing: Huey Newton, James Foreman, Eldridge Cleaver, Bob Avakian, Ron Dellums, Bobby Seale, H. Rap Brown, Stokely Carmichael.




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