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Land Where My Fathers Died
24 minutes

Land Where My Fathers Died

A fiercely independent young African American woman and her nouveau-nationalist photographer boyfriend decide to visit the father she hasn't seen in years. The tragicomic reunion shatters her illusions and provokes the two lovers to reveal that they are both the wounded children of alcoholics. The revelation changes their perception of themselves and each other to provide a springboard for a new way of relating.
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"..a closely observed slice of Black cultur(e)...highlighted by the filmmaker's soulful and riveting performance." - Greg Tate, THE VILLAGE VOICE
• D'Ghetto Eyes : Film and Video by New Black, Latino, Asian & Native Directors
• African-American Women Behind the Camera series, Brooklyn Museum, 1993

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