Strong Island

Strong Island (2017)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2017-01-23
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 89 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Final Cut for Real
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Yance Ford
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Examining the violent death of the filmmaker’s brother and the judicial system that allowed his killer to go free, this documentary interrogates murderous fear and racialized perception, and re-imagines the wreckage in catastrophe’s wake, challenging us to change.

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  • Yance Ford

    as Himself
  • Harvey Walker

    as Himself
  • Kevin Myers

    as Himself
  • Barbara Dunmore Ford

    as Herself
  • Lauren Ford

    as Herself
  • David Breen

    as Himself
  • Ed Boyar

    as Himself
Directing Yance Ford Director
Production Joslyn Barnes Producer
Production Danny Glover Executive Producer
Production Michel Merkt Executive Producer
Production Signe Byrge Sørensen Co-Producer
Camera Alan Jacobsen Director of Photography
Editing Janus Billeskov Jansen Editor
Production Laura Poitras Executive Producer
Production Susan Rockefeller Executive Producer
Production Yance Ford Producer
Sound Hildur Guðnadóttir Original Music Composer
Sound Craig Sutherland Original Music Composer
Production Alan Jacobsen Associate Producer