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Thomas Allen Harris worked on his latest film project, "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People," for years, and it was released in Washington on Dec. 12. The timing, while entirely coincidental, comes during a period of renewed discussion of race as grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., demonstrations sweep through the halls of power, Using Deborah Willis' groundbreaking book, "Reflections in Black," as his initial source material, Harris examines the history of black photographers and images of blacks in both commercial and family pictures. Comment?
In Immokalee, Fla., after driving around the country visiting farms, Sanjay Rawal found the solution - at least one of them. He'd been looking, after reading the book "Tomatoland" by Barry Estabrook, for a way to show on film the struggles facing farm laborers. Comment?
Call it the little movie that could. "Fort Bliss," a feature film about an Army medic/single mom returning stateside after a tour in Afghanistan and struggling with re-entry, is enjoying a theatrical release in Washington, continuing its rise from festival favorite and video on demand to big screens. Comment?
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