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Documentary filmmaker Margaret Brown (“The Order of Myths”, “The Great Invisible”) returns to her hometown of Mobile, Alabama to document the search for and historic discovery of The Clotilda, the last known ship to arrive in the United States, illegally carrying enslaved Africans. After a century of secrecy and speculation, the 2019 discovery of the ship turns attention toward the descendant community of Africatown and presents a moving portrait of a community actively grappling with and fighting to preserve their heritage while examining what justice looks like today.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    107 minutes
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Margaret Brown
  • Screenwriter
    Margaret Brown, Dr. Kern Jackson
  • Producer
    Kyle Martin, Essie Chambers
  • Executive Producer
    Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Shawn Gee, Zarah Zohlman, Kate Hurwitz
  • Editor
    Michael Bloch, Geoffrey Richman