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De ‘mem’bunce (The Remembrance)

Directed by:Roger Ross Williams

The Gullah, descendants of slaves residing in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and Georgia, are a proud people who have historically refused outside help. Overcoming this stigma, Lou Ethel Hill-Ford and her family seek assistance from an innovative Alzheimer’s center in Hilton Head.

Roger Ross Williams

Roger Ross Williams directed God Loves Uganda, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to enormous critical acclaim. It was shortlisted for a 2014 Academy Award®, has won over a dozen awards and screened at over 60 film festivals worldwide. Williams also directed and produced Music by Prudence, which won the 2010 Academy Award® for documentary short subject. He is the first African American to win an Oscar® for directing and producing a film, short or feature.

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