The Rape of Recy Taylor
On September 3, 1944, an African-American woman called Recy Taylor was exposed to her worst moments in the whole life. She was kidnapped while leaving church and gang-raped by six white men. This documentary movie opens the case's file searching for the hidden secrets behind it.
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Critics Of "The Rape of Recy Taylor"
May 23, 2018 [Director Nancy] Buirski's documentary acknowledges [Recy Taylor's] role in a bigger story.Read in Source
May 27, 2018 The subject matter is harrowing enough without extra strings.Read in Source
December 13, 2017 The film is a haunting, damning unpacking of history that also reminds us how little progress we've made.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
December 07, 2017 A welcome, stirring tribute to black female resilience through the ages.Read in Source
December 08, 2017 What's onscreen here is often so very busy that The Rape of Recy Taylor turns into a parody of a certain mindset in American documentary filmmaking.Read in Source
May 25, 2018 Very much of the Me Too moment, this uneven but important documentary exists to give a voice to the voiceless, in this case the "staggering" number of black women raped by white men throughout US history.Read in Source
December 11, 2017 Essential viewing, not least for its emphasis on the crucial role of women in the civil-rights movement ...Read in Source
New York Times
December 14, 2017 Planting a flag firmly at the intersection of patriarchy, sexism and white supremacy, "The Rape of Recy Taylor" is a documentary of multiple layers and marvelous gumption.Read in Source
December 09, 2017 In the highly charged political and social environment of today's America and today's Alabama, the bald facts of this case, however they are communicated, remain acutely provocative.Read in Source
May 24, 2018 A prescient and important film about the civil rights movement and one woman's fight for justice, which is told honestly and respectfully.Read in Source
May 31, 2018 The Rape of Recy Taylor shines another damning spotlight on the appalling legacy of slavery. Yet the film itself never quite gets to grips with how to tell Taylor's story in a way that's simultaneously sensitive, cinematic and journalistically rigorous.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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