A documentary about the infamous November 2012 Cleveland police chase and shooting of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams is coming soon and, according to a six-minute clip that was just uploaded online, it looks to be extremely compelling and in-depth.
The documentary’s producer, Mike Milano, uploaded the preview to Vimeo on Sunday, and has not yet responded to a message asking about when the full thing will be out. But in the meantime, you should watch the clip.
It features interviews and segments on both sides of the issue, and key figures involved with the case. The following people and incidents are featured in this clip: Continue reading →
The term “Cushi” is the only Israeli word for blacks literally translating to “Nigger”. The fact that this is the only word in Hebrew to describe people of African decent or those with dark skin, denotes the racism prevalent in Israeli society today.
For the past 1.5 years, Existence is Resistance along with filmmakers and activists from the US and UK committed to bringing social justice through the use of cultural mediums have been working together to produce a documentary which would highlight the conditions and treatment of various Black communities within the Holyland. We are planning on taking M1 of the group Dead Prez among others for this journey in order for them to build with the various communities. Additionally, this film seeks to create a platform for these different groups to tell their stories and connect with each other. . The group will spend two to three days in each community, speaking and connecting with people of all ages who will guide us through their daily lives. Once each destination has been visited and documented, the group will bring one person from each community to spend three days together. This would culminate in ten people of African descent in the Holyland connecting together for the first time. Continue reading →