Flag Wars
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Socio-economic status, minority rights, and housing codes all come into dramatic conflict in co-directors Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras' 2003 documentary Flag Wars. Set in a historic district in Columbus, OH, named Olde Towne East, Bryant and Poitras discover the serenity of the primarily African-American neighborhood is in jeopardy. Gay professionals are moving into the neighborhood with the intentions of buying inexpensive property, and as they improve upon their acquisitions, the new residents stand accused of using underhanded -- yet legal -- tactics in order to force the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

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"Too cinema-verite to provide the context viewers need, and too focused on a few colorful individuals at the expense of the larger communities."
‑ Ty Burr, Boston Globe
"goes round and round and never settles anything"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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