• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

SUNDANCE PREVIEW: Competition Doc 'Slavery By Another Name' (Exclusive Video)

Director Sam Pollard, who looks at the ways involuntary servitude continued long after the abolition of slavery, is featured in the behind-the-scenes clip.

The documentary Slavery by Another Name will have its premiere Monday, Jan. 23, at noon at the Temple Theatre as part of the official 2012 Sundance Film Festival competition program. Sam Pollard, who was a longtime editor on Spike Lee’s films, directed the project, which takes a hard look at the many ways involuntary servitude continued for African Americans long after the abolition of slavery.

THR here hosts an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip that features Pollard, executive producer Douglas Blackmon and several of the descendants whose stories are told in the film.

Slavery by Another Name will air on PBS in February.