TANGLED ROOTS Meet The Press Film Festival at AFI FEST

TANGLED ROOTS

TANGLED ROOTS follows Kentucky State Representative Attica Scott as she fights to pass a bill that would dismantle a system of discrimination against black people who are penalized for something seemingly innocuous — their hair.

Screens as part of MEET THE PRESS SHORTS 3

Samantha Knowles is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker. Her recent film, THE BLUE LINE, is an NYT Op-Doc and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She directed the award-winning film WHY DO YOU HAVE BLACK DOLLS? Her credits include DIRTY MONEY, HUNGRY TO LEARN and WHY WE HATE.

Nina Chaudry
Tribeca Studios
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Details

Country: USA

Year: 2020

Director: Samantha Knowles

Producers: Samantha Knowles, Keisha Katz

Executive Producer: Nina Chaudry

Director of Photography: Asad Faruqi

Editors: Faisal Azam, Erin Casper

Music: Paul Brill

Cast/Featuring: Attica Scott, Ashanti Scott, Dena Johnson, Kaila Story

Running Time (minutes): 19

Language: English

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