Vanguard of the Revolution is a documentary movie directed by Stanley Nielsen. As the documentary movie, it tells story about the black power movement in the United States.
The Black Panthers and the Black Power words are referring to the black people in the United States. The Black Panthers were established in the 1960s.
The movement began from the racism and bullyboy of the police toward the black skinned people in United States.
As the history told, that black people came to the land of America brought by the sailors and commodore as their slaves. The slavery and then continue in the States until the 1960s.
In that time, black skinned people are tend to be the target of the bullying. They often be judged as naughty civilian, as the slaves, as the actor of prostitution, and as the drugs consumers.
And during those times, the black skinned people were not having the right to get the equal education or public services just like the white skinned people did. For those conditions, the black skinned people and then gathered their power and asked their right to live as human.
Afterward, they called their race as the black panthers and the movement is filmed in The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.
The movie of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” had reminded us about the history which ever happened to United States.
Those times, that United States as now have been known as freedom country, has not yet applied the freedom right toward their civilians.
The movie and then reminded us that black panthers ever existed in United States, and they ever been bullied for years, not only by locals, but including the police. And that the black panthers have ever ask their justice and rights as they were also the people of United States.
Stanley Nielsen made the documenter movie of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution with extra care. The production of this movie had spent quite long time to finish.
Stanley Nielsen made the movie in seven years, by interviewing the witness of the black panthers, and even the actor included in the black panthers movement.
And then the movie showed the pictures when the black skinned civilian being bullied by police and got to be discriminated by other civilians. And then they were showing their community and movement to ask their equal right as other American citizens.
The film of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is showed in 2015. After the premiere, the film itself receive many critics, although it got quite high rating, which is 92% based on 36 reviews.
Nevertheless, the film did not show how and why the black panthers organization was created. The film commonly pictured that the black panthers were non-ideological, infantile and disorganized group.
Nevertheless, the film categorized as bringing the positive value to the viewers. The viewers and then could compare the political in United States in the pas and in the present, and more be fair to all of citizen of America.