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USA, 2011, 18 Minute Running Time
Topics: African American, Coming of Age, History
Language: English

Awards: NBC Universal Short Cuts Semifinals, Finals 11/2011 (Best Director)

1965 rural Georgia is a difficult place to take a stand for anyone bristling under the rules of segregation, but especially so for 15 year-old Moses, who feels the racism of his world with the great indignation of a young boy on the brink of manhood.

DIRECTOR: Gina Atwater
Producer: Veronica Nickel
Editor: Brooke Sebold
Screenwriter: Gina Atwater
Cinematographer: Sidarth Kantamneni
Principal Cast: Justin Jones,E. Roger Mitchell,Michael H. Cole,Ron Prather,Jade Barnes,Ariel White

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