"I've seen a lot in my life but to be degraded...not just stripped of my clothes, being stripped of my dignity, was what I had a problem with."
Kurdish American Karwan Abdul Kader was stopped and stripped by local law enforcement for no reason other than driving around in the wrong neighborhood. Watch stories like his in this powerful new documentary “Face The Truth: Racial Profiling Across America” showing the devastating impact of racial profiling on communities across our country, including the African American, Latino, Arab, Muslim and South Asian communities. The documentary accompanies a Rights Working Group report calling on the government to stop this unconstitutional and humiliating practice.
Watch the video and take action to stop racial profiling in your community. restorefairness.org rightsworkinggroup.org
One day after George Zimmerman was acquitted of the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a group of young men gathered in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn, and discussed Trayvon's death, Stop and Frisk, and daily life.
Directors: Alex Mallis + Keith Miller
Editor: Tory Stewart
Cinematography: Adam Uhl
Moderator: Keith Miller
Assoc. producer: Luisa Conlon
Asst. editor: Jeff Sterrenberg
Sound mix: Justin D. Wright
Color: Colin Travers
The crew of the Echoes of Incarceration project
York College CT355 students
Meerkat Media Collective
The Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective
Shot on location in Fort Greene Park, July 15th, 2013, on the set of FIVE STAR (fivestarthemovie.com)