COUNTER HISTORIES: ROCK HILL

By Frederick TAYLOR

CALIFORNIA PICTURES - as SALES All rights, World

True Story - Completed 2019


Festivals
& Awards

Dublin Independent Film Festival 2018
Best Documentary
Back in the Box, California 2018
Nominated - Best Feature Length Film
New Media Film Festival 2018
Nominated - New Media Film Festival Award
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • True Story, Historical, Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 53 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Frederick TAYLOR
    • Producer(s)
    • Ellen BARNARD
    • Synopsis
    • Counter histories explores a group of nine African-American men that attended received nationwide attention in the early 1960s after staging a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter. These men took on the weight of discrimination under the banner of non-violence and 'Jail No Bail,' choosing prison overpaying bail to the state and reversing the financial burden, as the white authorities were forced to pay for jail space and food.