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What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?

Roberto Minervini / IT, US, FR, 2018 / 123 min.

The latest documentary by Roberto Minervini (Stop the Pounding Heart, The Other Side) chronicles the everyday life of African Americans fighting for justice in the summer of 2017. Minervini masterfully switches between four storylines in New Orleans and in Jackson County, Mississippi. The film world premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2018 and was featured at the IFFR earlier this year.

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Director

Roberto Minervini

Production year

2018

Country

IT, US, FR

Original title

What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?

Length

123 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

Previously Unreleased

The films featured in Eye’s Previously Unreleased programme were screened at major national and international festivals, but were never released to Dutch cinemas. Every summer, Eye brings a choice of films previously selected for international festivals to Dutch film audiences to redress the balance.

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