Descendant (Open Captioning)
Friday, October 21 - Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Please note: Showtimes on this page are for screenings of DESCENDANT with open captions (on-screen display of dialogue and sounds). For non-open captioned screenings, see here.
Documentary filmmaker Margaret Brown (“The Order of Myths”, “The Great Invisible”) returns to her hometown of Mobile, Alabama to document the search for and historic discovery of The Clotilda, the last known ship to arrive in the United States, illegally carrying enslaved Africans. After a century of secrecy and speculation, the 2019 discovery of the ship turns attention toward the descendant community of Africatown and presents a moving portrait of a community actively grappling with and fighting to preserve their heritage while examining what justice looks like today.
- Running Time 109 minutes
- Distributor Netflix
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