WHO WE ARE: A CHRONICLE OF RACISM IN AMERICA Documentaries

WHO WE ARE: A CHRONICLE OF RACISM IN AMERICA

Talent attending in-person screening: Emily Kunstler (Director), Sarah Kunstler (Director), and Jeffery Robinson (Producer/Writer).

Jeffery Robinson, a former ACLU Deputy Legal Director and lawyer of over 40 years, gives a comprehensive chronicle of anti-Black racism in America during a live talk on Juneteenth. The topics of unconscious bias, police violence and America’s foundation of white supremacy are seamlessly interwoven with archival footage from the last 50 years up until present-day and scenes of Robinson exploring his childhood growing up in Memphis, Tennessee. A cogent and engaging speaker, Robinson interviews activists, historical experts and families of police murder victims in his efforts to relay the full spectrum of America’s inequity. WHO WE ARE: A CHRONICLE OF RACISM IN AMERICA, directed by Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler, is an essential deep dive into a divided nation’s history and the ongoing racial reckoning of our times. –Julia Kipnis

Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler founded Off Center Media, a documentary production company dedicated to racial justice and social change. Their film, WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE, was shortlisted for the Best Documentary Feature Academy Award®. Off Center Media has contributed to campaigns to stay executions, reopen cases and exonerate the wrongfully convicted.

Adam Brook
Sony Pictures Classics
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Details

Country: USA

Year: 2021

Directors: Emily Kunstler, Sarah Kunstler

Screenwriter: Jeffery Robinson

Producers: Jeffery Robinson, Emily Kunstler, Sarah Kunstler, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Andrea Crabtree-Keller, Vanessa Hope, Susan Korda, Katharine Nephew, Jayashri Wyatt

Executive Producers: Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc., Fred Crosetto, Ellison Foundation, The Greenstein Family Foundation, Ted Hope, Nader & Yeganeh Naini, Bryan & Christine White

Director of Photography: Jesse Wakeman

Editor: Emily Kunstler

Music: Kathryn Bostic

Cast/Featuring: Jeffery Robinson, Chief Egunwale F. Amusan, Mother Lessie Benningfield Randle, Josephine Bolling McCall, Gwen Carr, Ista Clarke, Dr. Tiffany Crutcher

Running Time (minutes): 118

Language: English

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