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Language: English
Category: Movie / Documentary / Short
Original Title: Hands Up
Director: Zinhle Essamuah
Released: 2015
Duration: 28min
Video type: Movie
Hands Up the documentary captures the spirit of the #BlackLivesMatter movement as it transcends state boundaries and into the hearts of millions of Americans. The film documents the stories of clergy and activists who are igniting a passion for justice and peace. As network news framed the conversation following the death of Michael Brown, director Zinhle Essamuah took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in pursuit of authentic stories from individuals on the ground. In Ferguson, clashes of gender and religion persist - How do clergy begin the process of reconciliation? Where do youth find hope? With high profile killings and beatings of unarmed black people around the country occurring regularly, Essamuah questions the silence of her peers and recognize the importance of including her own voice in the film. Her search for answers leads the story to Maryland, where the death of Freddie Gray spurs protests and riots in Baltimore. By embracing the complexities of race, justice, peace ...