The sound of a place past or present can often provoke strong memories. When our reporter Gabriel Tolliver deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 as an Army video journalist, using a FLIP camera, he recorded as much as he could of what his deployment sounded like to remember a seminal life experience.
“Burn M****, Burn!” is a documentary directed by Sacha Jenkins which explores the tumultuous history of the Los Angeles Police Department and the black community. Starting from the Watts riots in 1965 through the LA riots in the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict. Jenkins discusses the making of the film that was commissioned by Showtime Networks to air April 21st and on April 29th to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the unrest.