Banished | 2007

Documentary, Historical
In the early 20th century, three U.S. towns forced their African American populations to leave. Here is an exploration of what, if anything, can be done to repair this past racial injustice.

Cast

... Oral History Voices

Voice

Company

BAVC Video Arts

Production Company

Center For Investigative Reporting

Production Company

Production Company

Krone Design

Production Company

LEF Foundation

Financier

Synopsis

A chronicle which brings to light the shameful legacy of African-American families who were violently driven from their land by their neighbors between the Civil War and the Depression. In following-up with their descendents, filmmaker Marco Williams tries to make sense of their tragic legacy.

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