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White Wash (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 2011 (USA)
White Wash, the documentary, is a film exploring the complexity of race in America through the struggle and triumph of black surfers. The story is narrated by Grammy Award® winner Ben ... See full summary »

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Ted Woods

Writer:

Ted Woods

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Credited cast:
Ben Harper ... Narrator
Tariq Trotter ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Audwin Andersen Audwin Andersen ... Himself (as Dr. Audwin Andersen)
Rick Blocker Rick Blocker ... Himself
Mark Chapman Mark Chapman ... Himself (as Dr. Mark Chapman)
Doug Flamming Doug Flamming ... Himself (as Dr. Doug Flamming)
Sam George ... Himself
Michael Green Michael Green ... Himself
John Hoberman John Hoberman ... Himself (as Dr. John Hoberman)
Alison Jefferson Alison Jefferson ... Herself
Christopher W. Jones ... Voice of Jack London
Andrea Kabwasa Andrea Kabwasa ... Herself
Buttons Kaluhiokalani Buttons Kaluhiokalani ... Himself
Dedon Kamathi Dedon Kamathi ... Himself
David Lansdowne David Lansdowne ... Himself
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White Wash, the documentary, is a film exploring the complexity of race in America through the struggle and triumph of black surfers. The story is narrated by Grammy Award® winner Ben Harper with Tariq "Blackthought" Trotter of the Roots and told through the eyes of black surfers from Hawaii, Jamaica, Florida, and California. This controversial and probing film looks deep into America's painful and pervasive legacy of slavery and exclusion. From surfing's "discovery" by Captain James Cook in Hawaii in 1778 through the explosion of surf culture during the days of segregated Jim Crow America in1960's, this film explores the myths that black surfers have overcome in their search for waves. White Wash is a story of transcendence in the face of aggression and a glimpse into the American psyche. From the shores of California, Hawaii, Mexico, and Puerto Rico to the basketball courts of New York City, through the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta up to the ivory towers of Texas and back ... Written by Airrion Copeland

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Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2011 (USA) See more »

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White Wash See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Trespass Productions See more »
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