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THE NEUTRAL GROUND Directed by CJ Hunt Premieres on POV July 5 and at the Tribeca Film Festival



Directed CJ Hunt and Executive Produced by Roy Wood, Jr. The Neutral Ground is an Official Selection of the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival's Juneteenth Celebration and Makes its Broadcast/Streaming Debut on POV July 5, 2021 

The Neutral Ground begins in 2015 as Hunt documents a raucous New Orleans City Council meeting about the removal of four Confederate monuments. It quickly becomes apparent just how divided white and Black residents are on the meaning of the city's statues. This tension between what to Hunt seems obvious – that the statues should be removed – and the fervor with which so many people oppose this view opens an opportunity for him to try and understand the mythology of the Confederacy and why Americans are willing to put so much on the line to guard its stone remnants.


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