Magazine article Screen International

Netflix Adds Sundance Documentary 'Strong Island' to Line-Up

Magazine article Screen International

Netflix Adds Sundance Documentary 'Strong Island' to Line-Up

Article excerpt

Yance Ford's personal tale also screened in Berlin and the True/False Film Fest.

Strong Island will launch globally on Netflix and get a limited theatrical release this autumn.

It chronicles the arc of a family across history, geography and tragedy and recounts how their lives were shaped by the enduring shadow of race in America.

Ford won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Storytelling in Sundance, where producer Joslyn Barnes was one of three producers to collect the Sundance Institute | Amazon Studios Producers Awards.

Strong Island will next be shown in New York City on March 19, as a part of New Directors/New Films, presented by The Museum of Modern Art and The Film Society of Lincoln Center.

"Because Netflix is a global platform, Strong Island will be seen by communities around the world who are dealing with the issues that are unpacked on screen," Ford said. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.