Sud (South)
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Sud (South)
Documentary filmmaker Chantal Akerman traveled to the American South to make a film on life in the land that informed and influenced William Faulkner and James Baldwin, but shortly after she arrived, a shocking story began to dominate the headlines. In Jasper, Texas, James Byrd Jr., an African-American man, was brutally beaten by three white men, and then chained to the back of a truck and dragged three miles to his death. The focus of Akerman's film shifted dramatically, and Sud/South explores the reactions of people in Jasper to the this heinous crime, ranging from an emotional memorial… More
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"The sobering and haunting film acts as a meditation on racial hatred."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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