|FILMS BY TITLE|
|IN HIS OWN HOME|
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Feature film - Click here to purchase tickets!
Director: Malini Johar Schueller|
Category: Documentary Feature
Runtime: 42 minutes
Place of Origin: Gainesville, Florida
Shooting Locations: Gainesville, Florida
Synopsis: (Documentary) In His Own Home is a documentary about the March 2010 shooting of an unarmed disabled black graduate student by campus police at the University of Florida and the failure of the administration to address the racism and overmilitarization of its police force. It tells the story of Kofi Adu Brempong, a Ghanaian graduate student, disabled by childhood polio, attacked by a campus Critical Incident Response Team bungled response to a 911 call from a neighbor. It is about students whose protests led the administration to drop fake charges against Kofi and whose continued activism challenges police brutality.
Cast: "Kofi Adu-Brempong, interviewees
Crew: Producers: Malini Johar Schueller and Luce Lincoln - Luce Lincoln : editor - Nick Zantop : Director of Photography
Production Background & Fun Facts: WE ARE A GROUP of educators, filmmakers, and photographers who live or are from Gainesville, FLorida and feel passionatey about the issues of police racism and overmilitarization. We feel that we can intervene as concerned citizens and in the film we show how activism can make a difference.
Festivals & Accolades: World Film Festival Premiere!