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Filmmaker RaMell Ross on putting the black experience first

Clip: 07/18/2019 | 2m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

The documentary “Hale County This Morning, This Evening,” about a community in the Alabama Black Belt, received an Academy Award nomination for best documentary earlier this year. RaMell Ross spent more than five years making the film, exploring the South as a black American from the North. He offers his brief but spectacular take on the black experience in documentary film.

Aired: 07/18/19

Rating: NR

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