LEONARD: Political Prisoner

LEONARD: Political Prisoner

By Man Bites Dog Films

Society & CultureHistory

What's LEONARD: Political Prisoner about?

In 1977, Native American activist Leonard Peltier was sentenced to consecutive life terms for killing two FBI agents. Then in 2000, a Freedom of Information Act disclosure proved the Feds had framed him. But Leonard's still in prison. This is the story of what happened on the Pine Ridge Reservation half a century ago—and the man who's still behind bars for a crime he didn't commit.


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