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STRONG ISLAND

by Yance Ford

synopsis

Examining the violent death of the filmmaker’s brother and the judicial system that allowed his killer to go free, this documentary interrogates murderous fear and racialized perception, and re-imagines the wreckage in catastrophe’s wake, challenging us to change.

international title: Strong Island
original title: Strong Island
country: United States, Denmark
sales agent: Doc & Film International
year: 2017
genre: documentary
directed by: Yance Ford
film run: 107'
cinematography by: Alan Jacobsen
film editing: Janus Billeskov Jansen, Shannon Kennedy
music: Hildur Guðnadóttir, Craig Sutherland
producer: Esther Robinson
co-producer: Signe Byrge Sørensen
production: Final Cut for Real, Yanceville Films [US], Louverture Films [US]