Traffic Stop

Traffic Stop

29 Min
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Coarse Language 不雅语

Published: 01 Jul 2019 Audio: English

Academy Award® Nominee Documentary Short Subject. Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas, was stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalated into a dramatic arrest. Caught on police dashcams, King was pulled from her car by the arresting officer, repeatedly thrown to the ground and handcuffed. En route to jail in a squad car, she engaged in a revealing conversation with her escorting officer about race and law enforcement in America. The documentary juxtaposes dashcam footage with scenes from King's everyday life, offering a fuller portrait of the woman caught up in this unsettling encounter. Directed by Kate Davis; produced by David Heilbroner.

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