Zora Neale Hurston shot this footage that was taken from several different churches in Beaufort, South Carolina in 1940. This film was selected to the National Film Preservation list in 2005 and it's easy to see why. Sure, there's not any sort of "story" or anything like that but what we do get is a chance to look inside some of the black churches from this era. This gives us a terrific look at how they worshiped, what their sermons were like and other things including the type of clothes warn. This might sound a tad bit silly but there's really not too many documents of this era so it's great and quite fascinating to get a look inside.
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