Black Panther a.k.a. Off the Pig (Newsreel #19)
Black Panther a.k.a. Off the Pig (Newsreel #19), also known as Off the Pig, documents the Black Panther Party in 1967. It was one of Newsreel’s most widely distributed films, made and used by members of the Black liberation movement. It contains a prison interview with Black Panthers’ Minister of Defense Huey P. Newton, an interview with Minister of Information Eldridge Cleaver, footage of the aftermath of the police assault against the Los Angeles Chapter headquarters, and political demonstrations supporting Newton’s release from jail.