New Jersey Film Festival

Short Documentary Films Program

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The New Jersey Film Festival is funded and sponsored in part by The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center; The Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies/School of Arts and Sciences; Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant provided by New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program; Jungle Software; The Rutgers University Writer’s House; Johnson & Johnson; New Jersey Stage; and many others!

Winfred Rembert, the only living survivor of a lynching, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine.

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    25 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Taylor Rees, Renan Ozturk
  • Screenwriter
    Allison Davis
  • Producer
    Taylor Rees
  • Executive Producer
    Taylor Rees
  • Cast
    Winfred Rembert, Dr.Shirley Jackson Whitaker