Tangled Roots

Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | USA | 19 MINUTES

TANGLED ROOTS

Documentary

Tangled Roots follows Attica Scott, the only black woman in the Kentucky state legislature, as she fights to dismantle a system of discrimination against black people penalized for something seemingly innocuous – their hair.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Samantha Knowles

Samantha (Sam) Knowles is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker. Her past work includes New York Times Op-Doc, The Blue Line, which premiered at Tribeca in 2018, and the award-winning short documentary Why Do You Have Black Dolls? Knowles graduated from Dartmouth College and freelances as a producer.

Director
Samantha Knowles
Producer
Samantha Knowles, Keisha Katz
Cinematographer
Asad Faruqi
Composer
pending
Editor
Faisal Azam
Executive Producer
Nina Chaudry
Add'l Credit 1
pending
Add'l Credit 2
pending
Cast
Attica Scott, Ashanti Scott, others pending

CONTACTS

International Sales Contact
Nina Chaudry
Tribeca Enterprises
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 917 749 7399
nchaudry@tribecafilmfestival.org
Press Contact
Nina Chaudry
Tribeca Enterprises
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 917 749 7399
nchaudry@tribecafilmfestival.org
US Sales Contact
Nina Chaudry
Tribeca Enterprises
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 917 749 7399
nchaudry@tribecafilmfestival.org
Print Source
Nina Chaudry
Tribeca Enterprises
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 917 749 7399
nchaudry@tribecafilmfestival.org