Race and Violence in America

In the United States, inequalities between the white and black communities seems to be escalating. 

Recently extremists on both sides have locked horns, providing a worrying portrait of a country rife with racial tensions.

Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, is split in two. The white population resides in the southern half of the city, whilst the north is home to the black neighbourhoods. Here, the death of a young black man at the hands of the police continues to cause controversy.

Since the election of Donald Trump, latent racism has come to the surface and black communities feel threatened and persecuted. This investigation follows activists, ex-gang members, and victims of discrimination who shed light on the escalation of racial inequalities in America.


  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 57 mins
  • Production: Ligne de Front
  • Director: Esther Goldmann
  • Available Versions: FRA
  • Country of production: France

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