Photos from the Film
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version of the image. File sizes may be very large and are indicated
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||"Negroes With Guns" title image.
(TIFF fille, 408KB)
||Rob Williams reading the Little Red Book.
(TIFF fille, 5.8MB)
||Rob Williams with Chinese leader Mao Tse-tung.
(TIFF file, 1.8MB)
||Rob Williams posing with the Monroe Guard.
(TIFF file, 408KB)
(TIFF file, 8MB)
||Rob Williams typing as Mabel Williams looks on.
(TIFF file, 6.1MB)
||Rob Williams at a 1969 news conference.
(TIFF file, 6.5MB)
||Rob Williams in profile with cigar.
(JPG file, 856KB)
||Mabel Williams and the Mayor of Monroe, NC at the Monroe screening.
(JPG file, 400KB)
||Mabel Williams and John H. Vickie at the New York screening.
(JPG file, 299KB)
||Splash page of this Web site.
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In the News
OAH Rewards Negroes with Guns
The Organization of American Historians names Negroes
with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power its 2006 Erik Barnow Award recipient. The award is given in
recognition of outstanding programming on television or in documentary film
concerned with American history. Past winners include Ken Burns, Henry Hampton
and Barak Goodman. The Documentary Institute is a two-time recipient of the
award. It was also named the 2001 Erik Barnow Award winner for its documentary,
Freedom Never Dies: The Legacy of Harry T. Moore.
February 7, 2006
Featured in the New
Negroes with Guns will premiere on Independent
Lens on PBS on Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at 10 p.m. Check www.pbs.org/independentlens for local viewing times.
Home and educational distribution rights for Negroes with Guns have
been sold to California
Newsreel. Considered a leading resource
center for African-American feature films and documentaries, California Newsreel
prides itself on bringing “cutting edge social interest documentaries
to universities, high schools and public libraries.”
Official Selection, Documentary Feature Competition, Big Sky Film Festival
Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power will screen as part of the D.R.E.A.M. Film Series hosted by the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, Georgia.
Winner, Best Feature Audience Award at Detroit Docs. The festival featured more than 100 national and international films.
Nominee, IDA/ABC News VideoSource Award. Other nominees included Fahrenheit
9/11, Imelda and Chisholm ’72: Unbought and Unbossed.
Feature, 8th Annual UrbanWorld Film Festival. The New York based
festival screened more than 103 films this year and is the largest U.S. festival
dedicated to the exhibition of independent urban cinema.
June 17, 2004
‘Negroes With Guns’ hits the big
time (at GainesvilleSun.com)
Big Sky Documentary Festival
Los Angeles Film Festival
UrbanWorld Film Festival
Documentary Feature Winner
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Black Harvest International Festival of Film and Video
San Diego Film Festival
Milwaukee International Film Festival
Best Feature Audience Award
Martin Luther King Jr. Center
February 27, 2004
Negroes With Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power
(PDF file, 131 KB)