Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 18, 2021 } Playhouse Square

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America

 

Year: 2016
Country: USA
Run Time: 95 minutes

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America
Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America
Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America
Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America

“How can you hate me when you don't even know me?” Thus asks Daryl Davis, an accomplished African-American musician with a somewhat unusual collection. As a result of trying to answer that question, there resides in the home of this articulate and charming man an assortment of robes, hoods, patches, and posters from the KKK and other white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups. The amazing part is, they were given to him by members who have renounced these groups after meeting Daryl. Raised in integrated areas through the travels of his Secret Service father, Daryl learned late the frightful fact that some people hated him for being black. He set out to discover why—not by commiseration, but by boldly meeting the very people who felt this way. ACCIDENTAL COURTESY: DARYL DAVIS, RACE & AMERICA invites you into the homes and rallies of Grand Wizards and Nazi leaders with Daryl as host. What you will see and hear will surprise you. You will love meeting Daryl, a big-hearted, rock ‘n’ roll loving, authentic American hero. –C.R.

CIFF40 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8:45 PM

Friday, April 01, 2016 at 4:05 PM

Sunday, April 03, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Sidebar
African Diaspora

Competition
Greg Gund Memorial Standing Up Competition

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Director
Matt Ornstein

Matt Ornstein is a writer, producer, and director. He attended Bard College where he was the recipient of a student Emmy. He has directed music videos for various bands, including Daft Punk and Radiohead. He directed an award-winning short in 2012.

Filmography
ACCIDENTAL COURTESY: DARYL DAVIS, RACE & AMERICA (2016)

Producers
Noah Ornstein, Matt Ornstein, Laurie Harris, Roberto Alcantara

Cinematography
Sam Gezari, Pete Castagnetti

Editing
Jason Jones, Ben Barnes

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