Let the Fire Burn

Program Running Time 95 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Jason Osder
(USA, 2013, 95 mins, DCP)

Reassembling archival news footage and interviews concerning one of Philadelphia’s darkest hours, Jason Osder sheds new light on the 1985 standoff between police and a radical black liberation group that culminated in an inferno that claimed 11 lives. This found-footage documentary "has the force and intrigue of a courtroom thriller… it ripples with urgency and moral complexity."—Screen