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Remember Africville

Directed by Shelagh Mackenzie
Canada, 1991 (documentary, 35 minutes, colour / black and white, English)
Remember Africville
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)

Film Description:
"Africville, a small Black settlement, lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the 1960s, the families who lived there were uprooted and their homes demolished in the name of urban renewal and integration. Now, more than twenty years later, the site of the community of Africville is a stark, under-utilized park. Former residents, their descendants and some of the decision-makers, speak out and, with the help of archival photographs and films, tell the story of that painful relocation."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Produced by: Daryl Gray, Shelagh Mackenzie, Germaine Ying Gee Wong, Sami Fareed Ahmed
Narrator: Delvina Bernard
Film Editing: Shelagh Mackenzie, Kent Nason, Eric Campbell
Music: Scott MacMillan
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
(sources)

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