Credits

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directed and produced by

 

TIA LESSIN AND CARL DEAL  

 

directors of photography P.J. RAVAL
KIMBERLY ROBERTS
editor and co-producer T. WOODY RICHMAN
executive producers JOSLYN BARNES
DANNY GLOVER
TODD OLSON
DAVID ALCARO
additional editing by MARY LAMPSON
original score by DAVIDGE / DEL NAJA
Introducing the music of BLACK KOLD MADINA
co-producer AMIR BAR-LEV
consulting producer HAROLD MOSS
second unit photography NADIA HALLGREN
associate producer MAYA SANBAR
supervising sound editor GLENFIELD PAYNE
sound re-recording mixer ANDY KRIS
music supervisor BARRY COLE
first assistant editor TERESA TORCHIANO
assistant editors JAMAL EL-AMIN
LUIS ORTIZ GUILLEN
additional camera FRANCES JAMES
CARL DEAL
sound recordist CHRIS KEYLAND
additional sound recordists GEORGE INGMIRE
BEN LAZARD
CARLOS VALLADARES
dialogue editor SYLVIA MENNO
additional sound editor DAMIAN VOLPE
camera assistants MIKEY REYES
WES TURNER
graphics and credit design MOSS
title design SHAWN HOAGLAND
STEVE SIKORA
web design & online consultants      BLUE STATE DIGITAL
THOMAS GENSEMER
PHILLIP HOLMES
NICOLE HABER
SETH REZNIK
online editor CRAIG GORDON
colorists RON BROWER
hd conversions RANKO GAK
LOGAN SUSNICK
picture finished at RHINO POST
post production sound facility SOUND ONE
digital film to transfer by ALPHA CINE LABS
digital film services MARC BROWN
senior color timer BILL SCOTT
imaging producers JANNAT GARGI
LISA COHEN
dolby sound consultant ERIC VIERHAUS
production counsel VICTORIA COOK
IDDO ARAD
FRANKFURT KURNIT KLEIN & SELZ
distribution advisory services CINETIC MEDIA
office coordinator TERESA TORCHIANO
music clearances JIM BLACK
CHRIS ROBERTSON
production assistants STEPHEN DUNN
DEREK FLUDZINSKI
LAUREN KRITZER
ORLANDO MARTINEZ
SARAH NOLAN
production interns HEATHER DUTHIE
ALEX FOOTMAN
BRITAIN HOPKINS
SHORN JOSEPH
AXEL KNUST
GABRIELLA ANAIS DEAL-MARQUEZ
production insurance D.R. REIFF & ASSOCIATES
accounting JEROME ADLER
Louverture production associate JULIA MORGAN
Louverture accountant SARISA MIDDLETON
assistant to Mr. Glover ESALAMA ARTRY-DIOUF 

Archival Footage Courtesy of

ABC News VideoSource
AP Archive
BBC Motion Gallery
Breaking News Video Network, Inc
CNN
Conus Archive
Fox News Channel
HDNet
Helinet Aviation Services
ITN Source
James L. Bills and Al Gomez Productions
James W. Bartlett
KALB
Nintendo
NBC News Archive
NOAA
The New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation
WDSU TV, New Orleans

Archival Photographs Courtesy of

AP World Wide Photos
Kevin Hall
Kimberly Rivers Roberts

Very Special Thanks to

Brian Nobles

and everyone who opened their homes and hearts to us:

Jerome Baham
Rashan Buggage
Brenda Greene
Jack Harris
Kimberly Hayes
Norris Henderson
Phyllis Mann
Mike Mechtenberg
Roslyn Mosteiro
Harry Nobles
Annie Pearl
Kendall "Wink" Rivers
Larry Sims
Tracy Sims
The Barnum Family
The Hall Family
Daisy Warren

Special Thanks to

Michael Moore & Kathleen Glynn

our creative advisors:

Ra'anan Alexandrowicz
Kate Amend
Arthur Aviles
Jamal Brown
Jean-Philippe Boucicaut
Gillian Caldwell
Majora Carter
Raoul Deal
Lewis Erskine
Josue Guillen
Mary Lampson
Kelly McGowan
Cara Mertes
Robb Moss
Hamid Razik
Charles Rice-Gonzalez
Freda Rosen

thank you

Sanam Akhlagh
Jerry Adler
Terry Allen
Judy Arthur
Jody Troi Avirgan
Orlando Bagwell
Harry Belafonte
Liz Berger
Alison Bernstein
David Binstock
Andrea Black
Kate Black
Ken Brecher
Bette Braun
Isaac Butler & Anne Love
Cathleen Caron
Fulvia Cassarino
James Chase
Yuien Chin
Emily Choi
Patricia Clarkson
Jamir Couch
Kelley Cribben
Carl and Yolanda Deal
Ward Deal
Robert Dickey
Karen Duffy
Chip Duncan
Nathan Elbogen
Sean Elwood
Kurt Engfehr
Giancarlo Esposito
The Ettinger Foundation
Kristin Feeley
Caroleen Feeney
Juliette Feeney Timsit
William Fitzgerald
Tracy Fleishman
Flickerlab
Lizabeth Fludzinski
Blythe Frank
Ericka Frederick
Frankie Fuentes
Natalie Fuz
Diane Gagnon
Julie Gambling
Jim Gardner
Jeff Gibbs
Beth Gilson
Claire Goodman
Solly Granatstein
Sam Gregory
Emma Griffiths
Elaine Grunberger
James Grunberger
Judith Helfand
Sam Holleran
Joy Holloway
Ann Hubbell
Craig Hymson
Erlin Ibreck
Khaliah Jackson
Peter Jaszi
Tom Jawetz
Greg Jay
Don Jensen
Kirsten Johnson
Roger Kass
Shannon Kelly
Brad Kimbrough
Jennifer Knust
Jack Kupferman
Gara LaMarche
Sheila Leddy
Walter Leffler
George Lerner
Ruby Lerner
Alan Lessin
Michael & Anne Lessin
Tom Lino
L'Oreal Paris
Dinorah Marquez
Julia Martin
Tracey Moore
Lee Nersesian
Rich Nichols
Scott Norman
Denis O'Brien
Alice O'Malley
Agi Orsi
Kelley Parker
Kathleen Phelan
Sarah Phelan
Marc Picken
Wendell Pierce
Amy Pivar
Laura Poitras
Clara Porter
Carole Radziwill
Robert Ray
Amy Richman
Rooftop Films
Mark Elijah Rosenberg
Elisha Rothman
Jay Rubin
Emma Ruse
Ellen Schneider
Katie Schwartzmann
Sess 4-5
Helen and Donald Shaw
Lee Shephard
Alyson Shotz
Nigel Sinclair
Lisa Smithline
Jacquie Soohen
Sylvia Sokol
Malcolm Suber
Sundance Edit & Story Lab
Joel Suttles
Cynthia Swartz
Rahdi Taylor
Clara Torres
Betsy Uhrman
Andi Vaida
Juan Carlos Velasquez
Fran Vogel
Tammy Walters
Neal Walker
Willy Washington
Lucy Webb
Robert West
Elizabeth Wright
Yukiko Yamagata
Gwendolyn Young
Jeanette Young
Franklin Zitter

This film was supported by grants from the Sundance Institute Documentary Program, the US Programs of the Open Society Institute, the New York Council on the Arts, Ms. Foundation for Women, Twenty-First Century Foundation, Women in Film, FACT, The Fledgling Fund, Ford Foundation, and is a project of Creative Capital.

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dedicated to the lives of
Freda Rosen, Cyntia Diane Rivers, Shirley Roberts, and Reginald Glover