Production Still Tobacco Burn #NoHoIFF
Tobacco Burn
Directed by Justin Liberman

Based on an oral history from the W.P.A. Writers, “Tobacco Burn” is a story set thirty-five years before the Civil War at the height of American slavery. Our story follows a slave community on a Kentucky tobacco farm as they struggle with the arrival of a brutal overseer. When two of the enslaved weigh the complexities of killing the man, each develop a different understanding towards violence, acting on which could cost all of them their lives.

Produced by Alvaro Riccardo Valente
Directed by Justin Liberman
Starring: Daralyn Jay, Stephen Tyrone Williams, Julian Rozzell Jr., Lawrence Crimlis

17 mins


Saturday, October 11, 2:45 PM