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THIS BODY
As Sydney Hall participates in an experimental coronavirus vaccine trial in hopes of protecting her beloved New Orleans community, she and her loved ones confront the history of medical abuse and experimentation on Black bodies.
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UDAAN (SOAR)
UDAAN (SOAR) follows a young Pakistani woman as she immigrates from Karachi, Pakistan, to a small town in Arkansas to begin her first year of college.
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FOOD FOR THE POOR (COMIDA PA' LOS POBRES)
COMIDA PA' LOS POBRES follows a young Puerto Rican activist as he confronts the island’s persistent crisis of food insecurity.
MISSING MAGIC
MISSING MAGIC centers on a young poet and activist in Birmingham, Alabama, as he tries to write his way through the complex history of the city.
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WE STAY IN THE HOUSE
A group of New Orleans mothers struggle to care for their families and themselves throughout the pandemic. Utilizing video diaries, it provides an intimate portrait of mothering during a time of crisis.
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NOW LET US SING
An interfaith, interracial choir in Durham, North Carolina, is forced to take a new direction during the pandemic.
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Q&A - SPOTLIGHT ON THE HINDSIGHT PROJECT
Watch a special conversation with Amman Abbasi (UDAAN), Arleen Cruz (FOOD FOR THE POOR), Dilsey Davis (NOW LET US SING), Anissa Latham (MISSING MAGIC), Zac Manuel (THIS BODY), Kiyoko McCrae (WE STAY IN THE HOUSE) moderated by AFI Festivals Senior Programmer Ken Jacobson.
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THIS BODY explores the fraught relationship between African Americans and the medical industry. As Sydney Hall participates in an experimental coronavirus vaccine trial in hopes of protecting her beloved New Orleans community, she and her loved ones confront the history of medical abuse and experimentation on Black bodies.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    14 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA
  • Premiere
    World
  • Director
    Zac Manuel
  • Producer
    Lauren Cargo
  • Executive Producer
    Stanley Nelson, Loira Limbal, Marcia Smith
  • Cast
    Sydney Hall, Kierra Coleman, Barbara Ducre, Michelle Gardner
  • Cinematographer
    Zac Manuel
  • Editor
    Zac Maniel
  • Music
    Max Moran