ABFF Documentary Competition
FANTASTIC: THE LEGACY OF SLUM VILLAGE
USA 98 MINS
Fantastic tells the story of how three young men from the east side of Detroit formed one of the most underrated groups in hip hop history. From hustle to success through tragedy and breakups, the legacy of Slum Village lives on.
Directed by: Moe Lynch | Produced by: Moe Lynch, Nicki Lynch | Written by: Moe Lynch | Cast: T3, Baatin, J Dilla, Q-tip, Common, Sway, ElzhiVIEW TRAILER
NOT IN MY NEIGHBOURHOOD
SOUTH AFRICA, BRAZIL & USA 86 MINS
Not in my Neigbourhood gives the account of citizens on the frontline of the struggle against the intersectional nature of Gentrification from three seemingly World Class Cities: Cape Town, Sao Paulo, and New York. It follows their daily struggles, trials and triumphant moments, as they try to shape the cities they live in, from the bottom up.
Directed by: Kurt Orderson | Produced by: Raisa Cole, Kurt Orderson | Written by: Raisa Cole, Kurt Orderson | Cast: Real life citizensVIEW TRAILER
USA 99 MINS
He was Obama before Obama, Maynard Holbrook Jackson became first black Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia in 1973 and this film is an exploration into a man who had dreams and ambitions to be a public servant for his people seeing that it was the next logical step in the journey that had been started by Dr. King and so many others who had blazed the trail during the years of horrific segregation.
Directed by: Sam Pollard | Produced by: Wendy Eley Jackson, Maynard Jackson III, Winsome Sinclair, Dolly Turner, Jason Orr, Donald Jarmond, Autumn Bailey-Ford, Karl Carter | Written by: Sam Pollard, Wendy Eley Jackson | Cast: President Bill Clinton, Ambassador Andrew Young, Rev. Al Sharpton, Mayor Kasim Reed, Mayor Shirley Franklin, Mayor Bill Campbell, Mayor Sam Massel, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Joseph LoweryVIEW TRAILER