The Lives Between the Lines
This intimate, powerful film documents the inspiration for and construction of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia. The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers acknowledges the work and individual lives of the enslaved African Americans who built UVA and sustained daily life from its founding. Utilizing interviews with students, professors, and Charlottesville community members, and many descendants of the enslaved laborers at UVA, The Lives Between the Lines illuminates the difficult history of an American institution and honors the legacy of the community in which it lives.
Discussion with film subjects Cauline Yates, DeTeasa Gathers, and Mike Spence, moderated by Kirt von Daacke (UVA).
This film is part of the Virginia Filmmaking Focus presented by Virginia Film Office.