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Kickstarter Campaign For Documentary About Black Women In World War II

Shadow and Act By Sergio | Shadow and Act November 28, 2012 at 9:10AM

Granted there are a lot of Kickstarter campaigns for a lot of black independent films. Some of them are worthwhile and others...not so worthwhile. But now and then, a project comes along that stands above the rest.
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Invisible Warriors

Granted there are a lot of Kickstarter campaigns for a lot of black independent films. Some of them are worthwhile and others...not so worthwhile. But now and then, a project comes along that stands above the rest.

And such is the case with Invisible Warriors, a documentary currently in post-production, which chronicles the lives and experiences of African-American women during World War II, and their "triumph over the stigma they faced by being both black and female."

The film will tell the story of Black women "who fought for their civil rights and who empowered themselves while working in war production, government offices and in the U.S. Military.".

The film is being produced and directed by Gregory S. Cooke through his production company, Charlie Horse Productions, and is scheduled to be completed in mid-2013.

To find out more, there is a website for the film that you can go to HERE; and to make a contribtuon to the film through Kickstarter go HERE. Their goal is to raise $40,000 in the next 16 days.

Below is an extended 7 minute trailer for the film:

h/t to Candace Allen


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