2014-2015 Documenting Justice Class

The ninth annual Documenting Justice Screening drew an audience of nearly 1,000, including UA students, faculty and staff, community leaders, friends and family of the filmmakers, and participants in the films.

The following films debuted at the screening:

N.T. 11 11 31 The vandalism of a Confederate memorial in Montgomery raises questions of historical memory and the role of the past in shaping the present. (Katharine Buckley; Summer Upchurch)

Orchard Hills A lyrical trip through Washington County and onto the front porch of a family living near the MOWA Indian reservation. (Mary Gibler; Judah Martin)

White Statues A look at the difficulties in preserving history from the antebellum time period with accuracy from all perspectives. (Abbie Wilson; Brett Shaw)

Bambi Was a Boy An immersive glimpse into the shaping of identity through one drag queen’s process and experience.(Maria Beddingfield; Shaelyn Smith)

Maid in Dixie An exploration into what it means for Southern women to identify themselves in a culture steeped in the traditional ways of the mythical Old South. (Rachael Hartley; Annelise Moreau)

Shugs The story of the Birmingham Sugar Babies- a group of women who found community in dance later in life. (Katie Howard; Mary Dixon Recio)