Treasured Moments

33 minutes / Colour / 2016
Directed by
Ravi Hart Lloyd

Country of production United Kingdom

This is the personal story of a boy who grew up mixed in every aspect of his life, his parents, where he was from, his race. The black kid who thought that he was white. The white kid who thought that he was black. The director, Ravi Hart, narrates the film along with interviews with his family. The film begins with Ravi's love of boats. Born on the island of Anguilla, British West Indies, he grew up sailing and fishing. A catastrophic hurricane hits the island in 1995 and the family leaves for the United States. The film goes on to articulate the mixed race experience in the US through themes of identity, displacement, educational inequalities and police harassment.

In the 2017 RAI Film Fest Student

Language and subtitles English with English subtitles

Location(s) depicted Anguilla USA

Region Caribbean Islands North America

Country Anguilla United States

Keywords Family / Kinship Race / Racism / Antiracism Collective / Community identity Film / Photography / Mass media

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