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What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? (2018)

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What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire is the story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent ... See full summary »

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Roberto Minervini
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Dorothy Hill Dorothy Hill
Judy Hill Judy Hill
Ashlei King Ashlei King
Ronaldo King Ronaldo King
Michael Nelson Michael Nelson
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What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire is the story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country. A meditation on the state of race in America, this film is an intimate portrait into the lives of those who struggle for justice, dignity, and survival in a country not on their side. Written by X

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16 August 2019 (USA) See more »

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Che fare quando il mondo è in fiamme? See more »

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