America ReFramed

Beyond the Lens with Ellie Walton | Interview

Clip: Season 10 Episode 8 | 4m 42s

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Ellie Walton talks about the rarely heard of events that unfolded in Washington, D.C.'s Mount Pleasant neighborhood in May 1991 and how they inspired her to share the stories of the community's Memory Keepers in her documentary, La Manplesa: An Uprising Remembered. The filmmaker also discusses the impact those days had on her as a child and as a storyteller today.

Aired: 10/06/22 | Rating: TV-PG

Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by Open Society Foundations, Acton Family Giving, Park Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and The Reva & David Logan Foundation.

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