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Crawford: The Man the South Forgot - Juneteenth Film & Panel Discussion

Presented by San Antonio Black International Film Festival (SABIFF) at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 17 - 19 2021
Crawford: The Man the South Forgot - Juneteenth Film & Panel Discussion

Juneteenth Film and Discussion about a wealthy Black businessman lynched in 1916. His descendant retrace his life and seek reparations.

In commemoration of Juneteenth SABIFF presents a film and panel that intersects with a history plagued with injustice, that connects to the present's need for justice.

Illinois native Doria Dee Johnson journeys to her ancestors' hometown in South Carolina to retrace the last days in the life of her great-great-grandfather, Anthony Crawford. Anthony Crawford was an African American Businessman and community leader who owned a thriving 427-acre cotton farm in Abbeville, South Carolina. Crawford's

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This on-line event is free and open to the public across the world-wide-web.  Donations are accepted and encouraged to allow for continual monthly curated programs that present Black Filmmakers, Content Creatives and Thought Leaders who speak to Black experience subject matters and events. We encourage audiences who find value in our program to support, and affirm that Black Film Matters.

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Additional time info:

This event will replay on Juneteenth, June 19th at 12:00 noon central standard time til 1:30 pm. The film is 27 minutes and the discussion is 50 minutes

Post Production Discussion Panel includes:

Rev. Dr. Waltrina Middleton, Dir. Community Renewal Society, Activist

Rev. Dr. Linda E. Thomas, Historian, Theologian, Author, Activist

Tiffany Blackman - Co-Producer/Editor, HOBO Films

Phillip Crawford, Great-Great Grandson of Anthony Crawford

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • The Man The South Forgot - A Young African American Woman journeys to her ancestors’ historically racist South Carolina hometown to fight to memorialize her great-great grandfather Anthony Crawford.

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