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Films 

  • Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North. Filmmaker Katrina Browne tells the story of her ancestors, who were Northerners, Episcopalians, and the largest slave-trading family in US history.

  • Moving Midway. Plans to move the buildings of Midway, the Cheshire family plantation in eastern North Carolina, were controversial within the Cheshire family, but once the move occurred, the buildings played host to a reunion of the extended Cheshire clan, both black and white. (Joseph Blount Cheshire was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina from 1893 until 1932.)

  • Race: The Power of Illusion. California Newsreel’s 3-part documentary about race in society, science and history, produced by PBS. Companion materials are here.

  • Unnatural Causes…is inequality making us sick? California Newsreel’s 7-part documentary exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health.

  • Slavery by Another Name. The documentary film historical expose produced by PBS about the many ways in which African Americans were intimidated and kept in involuntary servitude long after the Civil War was over.

  • From the Back of the Line. Documentary about the effect of US immigration policies in Charlotte, NC

  • 13th - In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. Download a discussion guide from www.influencefilmclub.com

  • Unspoken: America's Native American Boarding Schools: KUED takes a moving and insightful look into the history, operation, and legacy of the federal Indian Boarding School system, whose goal was total assimilation of Native Americans at the cost of stripping away Native culture, tradition, and language.


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