A filmmaker teams with Clemente Course students to reckon with Boston's racial history.

A Reckoning in Boston Independent Lens

Premiered January 17, 2022
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A Reckoning in Boston

What happens when you discover that your assumptions are flawed? A white filmmaker starts his academic inquiry by documenting low-income, adult students of color at the Clemente Course in Boston. After time, he comes to terms with his own complicity in racism. Alongside students, a unique filmmaking collaboration forms to explore the area's history of racism and gentrification.

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