#DirectedbyWomen Worldwide Film Viewing Party | September 1 – 30, 2017
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Copwatch – Filmmakers in attendance
September 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:39 pm EDT
DIRECTOR: CAMILLA HALL
Filmmakers in attendance.
Copwatch is the true story of We Copwatch, an organization whose mission is to film police activity as a non-violent form of protest and deterrent to police brutality. Director Camilla Hall profiles several We Copwatch members, including Kevin Moore, who filmed the arrest of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, and Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed Eric Garner’s fatal Staten Island arrest in the devastating video that has galvanized protestors and activists nationwide. In her powerful directorial debut, Hall crafts an intriguing and incredibly timely profile of citizen-journalist-activists who are seeking to disrupt the ever-present challenge of police violence.
Program notes by Opal H. Bennett.