PN 59: Yance Ford on “Strong Island”
Winner of the Gotham Awards for Best Documentary, “Strong Island” investigates the 1992 killing of filmmaker Yance Ford’s brother William in Long Island. With a black victim and a white shooter, race was a key factor in the case. Pure Nonfiction host Thom Powers talks to Yance about how the Ford family felt betrayed by the justice system. “Strong Island” is now streaming on Netflix.
This interview was recorded at SVA MFA Social Documentary program in New York City.
Pure Nonfiction is distributed by the TIFF podcast network.