synopsis

Restoration explores southern Black agrarian stories of self-determination, land ownership, and folkwit; amplifies ongoing struggles for restorative land justice in this country including the Black Farmers' Appeal: Cancel Pigford Debt Campaign; and weaves together Native Son's live musical performances with the personal narratives of Black legacy farmers and land stewards.

cast

Benny Starr, Rodrick Cliche, Vontá Enuf, JT CrushIce, Thomas Kenney, 95 GRVMZ, Willis Ham, Hank Bilal, Gerard Lancaster, Dekera Greene Rodriguez, Eddie Slaughter, Carl Parker, Willie Head Jr., Marlanda Dekine - Sapient Soul, Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III

directed by

(Native Son) Benny Starr, Rodrick Cliche

director's bio

South Carolina Lowcountry rapper Benny Starr (right) and multi-instrumentalist Rodrick Cliche (left) comprise Native Son. Their creations serve as a guide that navigates and catalogues histories, the beauty of their communities, and the proximate and emerging possibilities of their people.

screenwriter

Dekera Greene Rodriguez, Tracy Lloyd McCurty, Benny Starr, Rodrick Cliche

producer

Executive Producers - Dekera Greene Rodriguez, Tracy Lloyd McCurty

runtime

67 minutes

country

US

category

Feature Documentary

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