|Event Title||Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film -- AN ACT OF TERROR|
|Sponsor||Sonja H Stone Center|
|Date/Time||10/01/2020 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM|
2020 Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film -- Screenings/Discussion Online
AN ACT OF TERROR
Dir. Ashley Brim | 2017 | 15 Mins | Short, Drama
Based on a true story, AN ACT OF TERROR explores the ongoing oppression of the African American community at the hands of the criminal justice system. In the Jim Crow South, Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American maid, dreams of a better life for herself. Those dreams are shattered when she is attacked by her white employer setting off a series of tragic events that end in Virginia being tried for murder.
Note on this fall's editon of the Diaspor Festival of Black and Independent Film: