Tuesday, February 14, 2012

'Slavery by Another Name' Official Selection of 2012 Sundance Film Festival

This program premiere(d) Monday night but there is also another viewing
Wednesday at 7 and 10 AM (SEE KQED WORLD Channel 9 -- Quite early but it's California time usa & may be seen by internet?)

‘Slavery by Another Name’ An official selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival This would be a superb film to order when available later or to tape from the show
for your class or group discussion.

There's also an interview with Blackmon by Bill Moyers (which took place when the book came out in 2008) Find interview transcribed at “‘Slavery by Another Name’: the re-enslavement of Blacks from the Civil War to World War II.”

SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME is a 90-minute documentary that challenges the belief that slavery ended with the Civil War. Go here The Book "Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black People in America from the Civil War to World War II"
Author: Douglas A. Blackmon Publisher: Doubleday here Also look for the Online Film Guide | Sundance Institute

Sam Pollard performs a remarkable act of historical reclamation in this documentary, recounting the many ways in which American slavery persisted -- See Film guide:

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