Franklin: Record - The Bombing of Osage Avenue [videorecording] / from WHYY ; executive producer, David Othmer ; producer/director, Louis Massiah ; writer/narrator Toni Cade Bambara.

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The Bombing of Osage Avenue [videorecording] / from WHYY ; executive producer, David Othmer ; producer/director, Louis Massiah ; writer/narrator Toni Cade Bambara.

Publication:
[Philadelphia, PA] : Scribe Video Center, c1986.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w scenes ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
MOVE (Organization)
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Black nationalism -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Violence -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Summary:
Describes the confrontation between Philadelphia Police and members of the MOVE organization on Mother's Day, 1985, which left 11 men, women and children members of MOVE dead and 61 homes destroyed by fire. The events are situated in the history of Blacks in Philadelphia, the MOVE organization, and the Cobbs Creek neighborhood. All this is explored through historical photographs, interviews and footage of the confrontation and its resulting hearings.
Credits:
videographers, Keith Miller, Eric Jennhenn; editor, Michael Black.