Passin' It On

After serving 19 years in prison, former Black Panther Dhoruba Bin Wahad (Richard Moore) was released when his conviction was overturned.

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Premiere Date
August 1, 1994
Length
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call
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    1993 News and Documentary Emmy Awards-Best Editing
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    1993 SFFilm Festival-Golden Gate Award, Best of Television
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    1993 Chicago International Film Festival-Gold Plaque (Social/Political Documentary)
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    1993 Ann Arbor Film Festival-Michael Moore Award, Best Documentary
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    1993 National Educational Media Network-Silver Apple
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    1993 Charlotte Film and Video Festival-Gold Jurors Choice
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    1993 Nashville Independent Film Festival-Award of Excellence
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    1993 Upland Main Street Film Festival-Best Documentary
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    1993 EarthPeace International Film Festival-People's Choice Award
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    1993 Philadelphia International Film Festival and Market-Best Short Documentary Film
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    1993 Three Rivers Film Festival-Best of Show, Video
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    1993 Newark Black Film Festival-Second Place
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    1993 Brooklyn Arts Council Film and Video Festival-Honorable Mention
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    1993 American Film & Video Festival-Honorable Mention
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    1993 Columbus International Film & Video Festival-Bronze Plaque, Finalist in Competition, Banff Television Festival
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    1993 Atlanta International Film Festival / DocuFest Atlanta-Best Short Documentary Film
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    1993 Big Muddy Film & Video Festival-First Place
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    1993 Black Maria Film & Video Festival-Juror's Choice
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    1993 USA Film Festival-Grand Prize and First Place (Non-Fiction), Short Film and Video Competition
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    Producer

    Peter Miller

    Peter Miller’s award-winning documentaries include A.K.A. Doc Pomus, Jews and Baseball, Sacco and Vanzetti, Projections of America, The Internationale (Oscar short list), among others. With Carlos Sandoval, he directed and produced A Class Apart for PBS American Experience, which is being made into a feature film executive produced by Eva Longoria. Show more He has also been a producer on acclaimed documentaries including Passin’ it On, for POV, the Academy Award-winning American Dream, and numerous PBS programs by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, including The War, Jazz, and the Peabody Award-winning Frank Lloyd Wright. Show less

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    The Film

    After serving 19 years in prison for shooting two police officers, former Black Panther Dhoruba Bin Wahad (Richard Moore) was released when his conviction was overturned.

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