The long shadows of the plantation

32 min.DK/Documentary

In this film, 70-year-old Sylvia Woods tells about a black working class woman and her life-long active struggle against fascism and the oppression of women. She is a representative of the mass of anonymous, black women and their stupendous achievements. But there is no place for her in history which traditionally takes in only the the few celebrities from the time of the Civil Rights Movement.
Basic information Credits
Original title Plantagens lange skygger - En film om Sylvia Woods
Danish title Plantagens lange skygger - En film om Sylvia Woods
Other titles Sylvia Wood
Keywords Women, Women's conditions, Blacks, USA
Director Mette Knudsen, Janne Giese, Susanne Lund
Screenplay Janne Giese, Susanne Lund, Mette Knudsen
Director of Photography Katia Forbert Petersen
Editor Ann-Lis Lund
Sound Peter Witt
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 16 mm, 1,37:1 Academy, color, Mono
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Production company
With support from Det Danske Filmværksted
Alteration Wide Film Service
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Mette Knudsen
Direction Janne Giese
Direction Susanne Lund


Script Janne Giese
Script Susanne Lund
Script Mette Knudsen


Production Janne Giese
Production Mette Knudsen
Production Susanne Lund


Cinematography Katia Forbert Petersen


Editing Ann-Lis Lund


Sound Peter Witt

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