Drowning by Sunrise

On March 8, Damain Martin drowned in a canal near Sunrise, Florida. Martin, who was 16 years old, was trying to escape the police officers who had spotted him and a group of friends in a car that was reported…

How Black Americans were robbed of their land

Over the course of the 20th century, black Americans have lost approximately 12 million acres of land. This mass land dispossession—a war waged by deed of title, which has affected 98 percent of black farmers—can only be called theft, says…

#MeToo Is Changing How Sex is Simulated on Set

The growing demand for more ethical practices across the entertainment industry has paved the way for a new profession: intimacy directors. “There are no actual sexual acts that happen on set,” says Alicia Rodis, an intimacy coordinator for HBO who…

The Wolf’s Mouth: Reporting is His Superpower

By Jesse Moss Beyond the scenes of handcuffed people and crying children that Mario Guevara has documented in covering the increase in immigration-related arrests around Atlanta, one series of images haunts me. These are the vans used by day laborers that…

Graven Image: The Story Behind the Largest Confederate Monument

Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia’s Stone Mountain. See more from Field of Vision here: fieldofvision.org Field of Vision – Graven Image from Field of Vision on…

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