Strong Island

2017, Documentary, 1h 47m

48 Reviews 500+ Ratings

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Strong Island uses one family's heartbreaking tragedy to offer a sobering picture of racial injustice in modern America. Read critic reviews

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When filmmaker Yance Ford investigates the 1992 murder of a young black man, it becomes an achingly personal journey since the victim, 24-year-old William Ford Jr., was the filmmaker's brother.

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  • Mar 15, 2018
    By structuring this film as an intimate exploration of the pain and personal suffering that a family was forced to go through following a horrific tragedy, Ford creates a poignant and heartbreaking documentary that exposes the injustices of a racist society and justice system.
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