Sony Pictures Classics has taken worldwide rights to the documentary film Who We Are — A Chronicle of Racism in America, directed by Emily Kunstler & Sarah Kunstler and written by Jeffery Robinson. The movie won the Documentary Spotlight Audience Award at SXSW this year.
Distrib plans an awards qualifying run for this year with a theatrical release on Jan. 14, 2022 and expand throughout the month of February, Black History Month.
The documentary interweaves lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations as criminal defense/civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America.
Who We Are is produced by Robinson, Emily and Sarah Kunstler, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Andrea Crabtree, Vanessa Hope, Susan Korda, Katharine Nephew, and Jayashri Wyatt, and executive produced by Ted Hope.