Thursday, October 28, 2010

New York Film Screening of "Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal"

A New Film Laying out the Facts

New York Film Screening of Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Screening followed by Q&A with the filmmakers & comments by Christina Swarns, Esq. Director, Criminal Justice Project NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 7:00 p.m

6:00 p.m. Reception

Baruch Performing Arts Center Engelman Recital Hall

Admission is free.

The general public should RSVP to 646-312-5073 or, via email, to

On Nov. 9, under orders from the Supreme Court, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals will reconsider reinstating Mumia Abu-Jamal’s death sentence. Mumia might still be executed. Justice on Trial, a new documentary by Big Noise Films, lays out the facts of the case, looks at recently discovered photographs of the crime scene and speaks to both sides of the case in order to understand the ongoing controversy around the world’s best-known death row inmate. In the process, the film explores what this case says about the US criminal justice system and why it continues to mobilize millions of people, here in the US and internationally.

This is a film for people who need an update on the facts and for those who need an introduction to the case.

Come and bring your friends. ---

Directions: For Engelman Recital Hall enter Baruch College's Vertical Campus on East 25th Street, between Lexington and Third avenues

Trailer here:

Democracy Now news clip on the film here:


To host a screening of the film,

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