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Malcolm X

[Malcolm X] Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X: El-Hajj Malik Shabazz

Brother minister is the explosive documentary that dares to reveal the mystery surrounding the assassination of Malcolm X, a truly American hero. It probes the innocence of two of the convicted assassins, reveals the true identities of the killers, examines the FBI and NYPD clandestine roles in the assassination through recently de-classified documents, and discovers the secret origin of the Nation of Islam and its political and religioius legacy in America. Directed and produced by Jack Baxter and Jefri Aalmuhammed. 1995? 115 min.

[Malcolm X] Death of a Prophet.

A docu-drama that follows Malcolm X on his last day, Sunday February 21, 1965. Stars Morgan Freeman et al. 60 min.

[Malcolm X] El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

Focuses on the qualities and characteristics that predicated Malcolm X's rise as a leader and spokesman of the Black America Movement. 56 min.

[Malcolm X] Malcolm X: Make It Plain.

From the series, The American Experience, 1993. This definitive biography weaves together interviews, archival footage, photographs, and an original score to portray the fascinating intellectual journey of a complex man whose ideas resonate today. 150 min. (preservation copy) National Educational Film & Video Festival 1995 (Silver Apple).
Reviews and articles:
Journal of American History v81, n3 (Dec, 1994):1415 (2 pages))
Full-text review from:ABC-CLIO Video Rating Guide for Libraries

[Malcolm X] Malcolm X: Make It Plain.[Sound recording]

Ballot or the bullet speeches -- Common enemy speech (Bandung Conference) -- Unity rally speeches -- 1963 Detroit speeches including Leaders used against revolution. 270 min.

[Malcolm X] Malcolm X: Nationalist or Humanist?

This film includes newsreel footage of several of his most important speeches, as well as events leading up to and following his assassination. An on-camera interview with Malcom's widow, Betty Shabazz, filmed shortly after her husband's death, is the moving backdrop for this brief but powerful documentary. 14 min.

[Malcolm X] Malcolm X: UC Berkeley Interview, October 1963

Malcolm X, being interviewed by Professor John Leggett and Herman Blake (graduate student) (Dept. of Sociology) at the University of California, Berkeley in October 1963, discusses being a Black Muslim, the conditions of Blacks in this country, their relation with white people, and states the case for Black separatism. Originally recorded October 11, 1963, Lecture #22, Sociology 1-A, University of California, Berkeley. 40 min.

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[Malcolm X] Murder of Malcolm X: The Effect on Black America 25 Years Later.

A speech given by Louis Farrakhan, a Black Muslim leader, on the life of Malcolm X. Running time not listed.

[Malcolm X] Race relations in Crisis (An Open Mind Special)

Presents discussions on race relations in America in 1963. On the panel were James Farmer, founder and National Director of CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality; Wyatt Tee Walker, Chief of Staff of the Southern Christian Leadership Congress lead by Martin Luther King; Allan Morrison, New York editor of Ebony magazine; and Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X, striking a contrary and eerily prophetic tone in the midst of this plaintive and urgent discussion.