Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal

A film by Stephen Vittoria



"Tracing the path of a brilliant journalist" — Variety

"One of America’s freest voices" — Jay-Z’s Life+Times


Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey With Mumia Abu-Jamal  is brilliant and shocking.  Directed by Stephen Vittoria and produced in association with Prison Radio, Long Distance Revolutionary chronicles the extraordinary life of journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.  This feature documentary traces his remarkable growth as a journalist, author, broadcaster, and public intellectual, both before and after he is sent to Death Row.  The cast includes Peter Coyote, Ruby Dee, Giancarlo Esposito, Dick Gregory, M1 (Dead Prez), Cornel West, Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Rubin Hurricane Carter, Tariq Ali, Dave Zirin, Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Ramsey Clark, Michelle Alexander, Michael Parenti, Aya de Leon, James Cone, and Ramona Africa.   


DVD purchase includes Extra "Manufacturing Guilt" (25min short film) directed by Vittoria.  This short film is dramatic expose of the corrupt Philadelphia Police and DA’s office, who not only manufactured Mumia’s guilt but actively suppressed his innocence.