No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger

No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger

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David Loeb Weiss
Director

1968
Año

Estados Unidos
País

68 min.
Duración

English
Idioma

Festival 2018
Colección

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Synopsis

The film intertwines a conversation among three black Vietnam veterans: Dalton James, Preston Lay Jr. and Akmed Lorence, with scenes of the mobilization of April, 1967 to end a war conflict—a national event which occurred just one week after Martin Luther King’s speech Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.

 

Biography

David Loeb Weiss was a film director whose works received different acknowledgements. His filmography includes Farewell, Etaoin Shrdlu; Profile of a Peace Paradeand No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger.

*Preserved through a collaboration between Anthology Film Archives and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, supported by the Robert F. Smith Fund. Special thanks to Cinema Guild, John Binder,John Klacsmann (Anthology), Walter Forsberg (NMAAHC), and Chris Hughes & Laura Major (Colorlab). A Cinema Guild release.

 

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