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Tuesday, March 26, 2002 N/A
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  • Season: 2001-2002
  • Network: USA
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Prison and Prison Camp, Black Story, Social Issue

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Plot Synopsis

A writer goes to work at a prison teaching creative writing to felons. There, he finds a protege in a convicted murderer who twenty years earlier was a Black Panther. Sentenced to life without parole, for a murder he was associated with but did not commit. Believing in his student's redemption after years in prison he works to free him. Armed with new facts in the case; that the FBI planted evidence in master plot to undermine the civil rights movement, he is able to obtain a Governor's commutation.


Production Company:

  • Robert Greenwald Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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