COLORED CONFEDERATES: Myth or Matter of Fact?

(2012, 40 mins) A documentary shedding light on an unclear corner of American history: Did blacks actively ‘fight’ for the Confederacy during the Civil War; and if indeed so, why? See experts, historians, and reenactors hash out this one-and-a-half-century-old debate. Trust me you won’t see this in your history book. Here’s a sneak peek!

AWARDS & HONORS

BEST PICTURE – DOCUMENTARY SHORT – Bare Bones International Film Festival
BEST FILM/VIDEO (by a Black Filmmaker Category) – Black International Cinema Berlin
BEST DOCUMENTARY - Festival International du Film Panafricain de Cannes
BEST DOCUMENTARY – Mississippi International Film Festival
BEST DOCUMENTARY (Professional Category) – Real to Reel International Film Festival
2nd PLACE DOCUMENTARY - North Carolina Black Film Festival
HBO BEST DOCUMENTARY FINALIST - Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival
CNN OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY FINALIST
– Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival
BEST DOCUMENTARY FINALIST 
- Beaufort International Film Festival
Pitt County Arts Council Regional Artist Project Grant – Greenville, NC
College of Fine Arts & Communication Research & Creative Activity Grant – ECU

SCREENINGS & BROADCASTS

Bare Bones International Film Festival (World Premiere)
Black International Cinema Berlin (European Premiere)
Victoria Independent Film Festival (Australian Premiere)
Festival International du Film Panafricain de Cannes (French Premiere)
Real to Reel International Film Festival (North Carolina Premiere)
Beaufort International Film Festival
Burchfield Penney Art Center
Gene Siskel Center’s Black Harvest International Film Festival
Florida A & M University Black History Month Film Festival
Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival
Mississippi International Film Festival
Modern Film Fest
North Carolina Black Film Festival
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
Roxbury International Film Festival
Underexposed Film Festival
University Film & Video Association Conference; Boston, MA (work-in-progress screening)

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