Black Lives Matter is a performance about police brutality faced predominately by African-American population due to deep rooted racism. The performance depicts a fictitious police officer writing uncountable times Black Lives Matter on a chalkboard wall as a form of non-violent penalty.
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English title / Black Lives Matter
Original title / Black Lives Matter
Keywords / violence, racism
Type / Single channel
Genre / performance art, political commentary
Country / Finland, United States
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:07:19
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2017
Cast / Petri Saarikko (Cinematographer), Petri Saarikko (Director), Sasha Huber (Director), Petri Saarikko (Editor), Joe Shavel (Actor), VISEK / - (Funder), Snug Harbour / - (Funder), College of Staten Island / - (Funder), Arts Promotion Centre Finland / - (Funder), Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art / - (Funder), Sasha Huber (Script), Sasha Huber (Author), Petri Saarikko (Author), Petri Saarikko (Sound Design)