The Rape of Recy TaylorA documentary movie takes a deep look in the unfortunate incident of raping Mrs. Recy Taylor, an African-American woman from Abbeville. On September 3, 1944, Taylor was kidnapped while leaving church and gang-raped by six white men. It's a struggling story fighting for justice.Genre: DocumentaryCountry: United StatesDuration: 91 minQuality: HDRelease: 2017IMDb: 5.7
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Critic Reviews of "The Rape of Recy Taylor"New York TimesDecember 14, 2017
Planting a flag firmly at the intersection of patriarchy, sexism and white supremacy, "The Rape of Recy Taylor" is a documentary of multiple layers and marvelous gumption.Village VoiceDecember 13, 2017
The film is a haunting, damning unpacking of history that also reminds us how little progress we've made.New YorkerDecember 11, 2017
Essential viewing, not least for its emphasis on the crucial role of women in the civil-rights movement ...VarietyDecember 09, 2017
In the highly charged political and social environment of today's America and today's Alabama, the bald facts of this case, however they are communicated, remain acutely provocative.RogerEbert.comDecember 08, 2017
What's onscreen here is often so very busy that The Rape of Recy Taylor turns into a parody of a certain mindset in American documentary filmmaking.Los Angeles TimesDecember 07, 2017
A welcome, stirring tribute to black female resilience through the ages.ScotsmanMay 31, 2018
The Rape of Recy Taylor shines another damning spotlight on the appalling legacy of slavery. Yet the film itself never quite gets to grips with how to tell Taylor's story in a way that's simultaneously sensitive, cinematic and journalistically rigorous.Observer (UK)May 27, 2018
The subject matter is harrowing enough without extra strings.Times (UK)May 25, 2018
Very much of the Me Too moment, this uneven but important documentary exists to give a voice to the voiceless, in this case the "staggering" number of black women raped by white men throughout US history.HeyUGuysMay 24, 2018
A prescient and important film about the civil rights movement and one woman's fight for justice, which is told honestly and respectfully.GuardianMay 24, 2018
[A] harrowing and very instructive documentary...Independent (UK)May 23, 2018
[Director Nancy] Buirski's documentary acknowledges [Recy Taylor's] role in a bigger story.
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