Artist and director Jeremy Dean documents the heroic non-violent struggle to pass the first civil rights act in 1964, and its impact on a community that still searches for harmony and reconciliation today
Packs a punch. ~ Village Voice Nothing short of breathtaking...~ Box Office Magazine Powerful slice of roiling American history. ~ Los Angeles Times A powerhouse of a picture, minutely attuned to disparities of class and race...a triumph of outrage and empathy.~ Willamette Week Mesmerizing and heart-rending. ~ Los Angeles City Beat Dean's ability to explore history through such a local nexus creates a uniquely intimate document. ~ Variety The racial politics of the current presidential election make this film all the more significant. ~ Film Journal Clear-eyed look at the adversaries of Martin Luther King Jr.’s utopian “dream”...reminds us that, for far too many Americans of color, “free at last” has meant trading one sociological prison for another. ~ LA Weekly
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