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For 20 years, the African-American Sanford family: Emmanuel, a student; Smurf, a drug dealer; Denice, an aspiring cop; and Cheryl, their mother, filmed their daily lives in a dangerous neighborhood located only 17 blocks from the U.S. Capitol.
United States | 2019 | Davy Rothbart
For 20 years, the African-American Sanford family of Washington, DC filmed their daily lives in a dangerous neighborhood located only 17 blocks from the U.S. Capitol. The result is this remarkable document made in conjunction with filmmaker/journalist Davy Rothbart. In it, we meet and follow Emmanuel, a student; his brother Smurf, a drug dealer; his sister Denice, an aspiring cop; and his mother Cheryl, who battles her own demons while her family fightsView more
17 Blocks, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 2/19 thru at least 3/11 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $12, and you have 72 hours to watch it.
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In addition to the feature, there will be a pre-recorded Q&A with director Davy Rothbart available to watch for free for all ticket buyers.