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scars of segregation

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VOICES

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Film Released

Origins Film

300

hours of footage

The long struggle against racism in Alabama

The Bending the Arc Project features the stories of both African Americans and a small group of little-known white allies who fought for racial justice during the Civil Rights Movement.

Multi-part documentary  film series

Multiple feature films and additional features explore the history of race in Alabama, race as seen through the eyes of children, the brutal effects of segregation, resistance to racial injustice, allies of the 1960s Movement, voting rights, today’s continuing challenges, and pathways to empathy and hope.
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ORIGINS

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Growing Up Separate

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THE MAGIC CITY

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Resistance - Part 1

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Resistance - Part 2

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THE VOTE

Mary Turner

First-hand accounts of the culture of segregation in Birmingham in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s

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voices in the films

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learn & listen

300

hours of footage

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Robert Williams

6

full-length films

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The Bending the Arc Project features the stories of both African Americans and a small group of little-known white allies who fought for racial justice during the Civil Rights Movement.

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