Robert Hilary King

Biographical Note

Robert Hillary King, also known as Robert King Wilkerson, spent 32 years, 29 of them in solitary confinement, at State Penitentiary in Angola (Louisiana), for a crime he did not commit. King and two other prisoners (Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace) formed the only Black Panther political cell in a U.S penitentiary and focused on prisoner rights.

Hard Time

Movie Trailer
Hard Time is a documentary about the personal evolution of a man, from a life of poverty in rural Louisiana, through the state corrections system, to becoming a political activist who has devoted his life to the plight of political prisoners in the United States.

Friday, Feb 21, 2014

7pm

GENRAL ADMISSION | $20

Maxwell CummingsAuditorium
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1379 Sherbrooke West, Montreal

On the Program

Screening of Documentary:
Hard Time, by Ron Harpelle

Followed by Discussion with
Robert Hillary King & Director Ron Harpelle
Book signing of:
From the Bottom of the Heap,
The Autobiography of a Black Panther

Partners

  • TD Canada Trust
  • Fondation Fabienne Colas
  • Black History Month
  • Global Montreal
  • BAND

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