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In the King of Prussia

In the King of Prussia

In the King of Prussia

1983 / 92min / 16mm

DIRECTOR: EMILE DE ANTONIO

In September of 1980, a group of anti-war activists who would come to be known as the “Plowshares Eight” were charged in connection with the destruction of materials intended for nuclear warheads in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Starring the actual priest participants in the incident, Fathers Philip and Daniel Berrigan, the latter who’d appeared in In The Year of the Pig, and Martin Sheen in the role of their judge, In the King of Prussia is de Antonio’s passionate, engaged reconstruction of their subsequent trial.

Courtesy of The Circulating Film & Video Library/The Museum of Modern Art

In the King of Prussia is screening as part of the series Emile de Antonio.