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-Nomination for Best Editing
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    1993 San Francisco International Film 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, Burlington, VT-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 TV and Cable Production, News and Documentary Program: editing/graphics, Houston International Film Festival-Gold Award
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    1993 International Public Television INPUT Conference -Official Selection
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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 has worked as a producer on several of Ken Burns’s films including the series The War, the Jazz series, and the Peabody Award-winning Frank Lloyd Wright. His own work includes the just-released Sacco and Vanzetti,The Internationale (Oscar short-list), and Passin’ It On (shown on P.O.V., winner of over 20 film festival prizes). Miller was a Show more producer on Barbara Kopple’s Academy Award-winning American Dream, and has worked on dozens of other historical and social issue documentaries. Show less

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    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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