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THE YELLOW PANTHER: THE LIFE OF RICHARD AOKI

SPONSORED BY SWIFT ACTION FUND (THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY)

A key figure for the Asian American movement, Richard Aoki was the most prominent non-Black member of the Black Panther Party while also an FBI informant during the Civil Rights Movement. Acting as a case study on Richard Aoki’s experience with the FBI and his contributions to his community, THE YELLOW PANTHER illustrates the complex interaction between the political and the personal. TRAILER
24 min | USA

ALL SHOWTIMES:
WED 6:45PM DOWNTOWN – Screens with DAUGHTER OF A LOST BIRD
FRI 1:00PM DOWNTOWN – Screens with ONE PINT AT A TIME
SUN 10:30AM PALM – Screens with SHORTS PROGRAM #4
VIRTUAL MAY 1 – MAY 8: Available

DIRECTOR/WRITER/PRODUCER: Orion Huang
KEY CAST: Harvey Dong, Aaron Leonard, Mo Nishida, Emory Douglas, Manuel Ruben Delgado, Justice Crudag