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Home Across the Water

Film by Benjamin Shapiro
Produced by Benjamin Shapiro
Cinematographer: Harry Box
Sound: Chris Erlon, Brian O'Kelley
Editing: Benjamin Shapiro
Copyright: 1992, Benjamin Shapiro
27 minutes, Color
Original format: 3/4 inch videotape: U-matic, 1992
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A social justice film about the efforts of Sea Islanders in South Carolina and Georgia to preserve their cultural identity and cope with the development of the islands as exclusive resorts. The film includes the history of the Gullah culture and examples of efforts at continuing it.