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ATTICA
IFC Center
Monday, Nov 22, 2021 7:30 PM
Filmmaker Stanley Nelson, a DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, has a distinguished career telling stories of Black struggle against white supremacy. He teams with co-director Traci A. Curry to revisit the largest prison uprising in U.S. history at the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York in 1971. The filmmakers conduct dozens of new interviews and make powerful use of surveillance footage to understand the legacy of resistance and its violent backlash.
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Filmmaker Stanley Nelson, a DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, has a distinguished career telling stories of Black struggle against white supremacy. He teams with co-director Traci A. Curry to revisit the largest prison uprising in U.S. history at the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York in 1971. The filmmakers conduct dozens of new interviews and make powerful use of surveillance footage to understand the legacy of resistance and its violent backlash.  

- Courtesy of SHOWTIME® Documentary Films

The November 14th screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Stanley Nelson and Co-Director Traci A. Curry. The November 17th screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Stanley Nelson. 

This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for in-person screenings at IFC Center and Cinepolis Chelsea
Closed Captioning for online screenings

All in-person screening venues provide hearing impaired listening devices upon request with venue management.

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Film Details
Country:USA
Year:2021
Running Time:118
Language:English
Director:Stanley Nelson; Co-Director: Traci A. Curry
Executive Producer:Vinnie Malhotra
Stanley Nelson
Jihan Robinson
Producer:Stanley Nelson
Traci A. Curry
Editor:Aljernon Tunsil
Jaclyn Lee
Cinematographer:Antonio Rossi
Composer:Tom Phillips
Accessibility:Assistive Listening
Closed Captioning
DOC NYC
Publicist:Showtime
US Distributor:Showtime
Film Genres:Activism
African American Director
Race
Crime
African American