LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE
Film - HFF Special: Close Up Washington Filmfest 2020

LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE

Directed by Sarah Klewes

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Director: Sarah Klewes
Section: HFF Special: Close Up Washington
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Language: English
Version: Original version with English subtitles
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LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE

One hundred fifty-five years after the abolition of slavery and 56 years after desegregation, racism continues to be widespread in the United States. Recent incidents of police brutality against African-Americans have sparked fierce protests. How do young African-Americans experience racism in their everyday lives, and how do they believe it can be overcome? Sarah Klewes looked for answers in Washington, DC.


CLOSE UP is an annual educational project of the department of television journalism at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). Students travel abroad to create their own news reports and features. In February 2020 this year’s class filmed six news reports in Washington, DC on climate policy, racism, drug abuse, poverty, and the upcoming presidential election.




    • Duration: 19 Min.


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Meet the director

LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE

Sarah Klewes

Sarah Klewes studies directing for documentaries and commercials at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). Her background is in communications and political science. Her documentary LET’S TALK ABOUT RACE was published by Spiegel Online.

Credits

Director of Photography: Sarah Klewes, Elizaveta Snagovskaia
Film Editor: Sarah Klewes
Sound: Elizaveta Snagovskaia
Production Company: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film Munich