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‘Free Angela & All Political Prisoners’ Documentary to Air on BET Feb. 26

'Free Angela & All Political Prisoners' Poster

‘Free Angela & All Political Prisoners’ Poster

Shola Lynch‘s Free Angela and All Political Prisoners will makes its television debut on BET on Wednesday, February 26th.

The film chronicles the life of extraordinary political activist and professor Angela Davis, who was branded a terrorist and jailed in 1970 for her affiliations with the Communist Party USA and Black Panther Party.

Executive-produced by Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith‘s Overbook Entertainment and Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation, the film premiered in theaters in April 2013.

It was acquired by Codeblack Films (a subsidiary of Lionsgate) for distribution in the U.S. and Jour2Fête for distribution in France in June 2013, and went to DVD and blu-ray in August 2013. The film is nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Theatrical Documentary.

Tune in on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:00 pm EST/9:00 pm CST on BET.