Rebecca Brando speaks about new doc on her dad, ‘Listen to Me Marlon’

by The People’s Minister of Information JR

Marlon and Rebecca Brando
Marlon and Rebecca Brando

Rebecca Brando, one of the 10 children of American cinema legend Marlon Brando, talks about the new documentary on his life, “Listen to Me Marlon” by Stevan Riley, the way that Brando revolutionized acting in the U.S. with the help of his mentor Stella Adler, his human rights work in solidarity with the Black Panthers, Martin Luther King Jr. and Native peoples and more.

“Listen to Me Marlon” opens on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinemas, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco and Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas, 2230 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. Watch the trailer below.

The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey is associate editor of the Bay View, author of “Block Reportin’“ and “Unfinished Business: Block Reportin’ 2“ and filmmaker of “Operation Small Axe“ and “Block Reportin’ 101,” available, along with many more interviews, at He can be reached at

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