DISPATCHES FROM CLEVELAND is a five chapter documentary focused on ordinary Clevelanders who have been long shaken by police misconduct, social discrimination, and poverty. Depicting intersecting movements in Cleveland, the series examines how residents' love for their hometown pushes them to work together to bring about real change in one of the most racially divided cities in America.
DISPATCHES FROM CLEVELAND explores the soul of Cleveland through the story of Tamir Rice. Even in the aftermath of unfathomable tragedy, every day people still have a voice and collectively can make an impact on their communities In this particular story, the people of Cleveland banded together to take out a prosecutor who didn't have their backs. Each episode is a different aspect, perspective and set of characters that are woven together in this story which though heartbreaking is ultimately empowering.
DIRECTED BY CATHERINE GUND
UNITED STATES | 2017 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE