Bloodlines of the Slave Trade

Directed by Markie Hancock
U.S. | 2023 | Documentary
73 minutes

"Bloodlines of the Slave Trade" examines the lives of two people whose only connection is a genetic link to notorious slave traders of the 1830s. Rodney, who is Black, and Susanna, who is white, have very different lived experiences as their slave-trading ancestors continue to impact their lives.

Shown with
where the soil

Where the Soil Waits

Directed by
Julia Yezbick
3 minutes

A saxophonist contemplates her connection to her ancestors, their lives, and their Mississippi land through blues music improvisation.