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Filmmaker Theo Anthony's 'Peace In The Absence Of War' documents another side of the Baltimore Uprising

Filmmaker Theo Anthony's 'Peace In The Absence Of War' documents another side of the Baltimore Uprising

There has been no shortage of takes, riffs, heartfelt appeals, and downright bullshit concerning the Baltimore Uprising over the past few weeks. The content economy certainly has its dictates, but just as important as covering the thing is considering how that coverage affects the people who make up the story. With his short film “Peace In The Absence Of War,” Baltimore photographer and filmmaker Theo Anthony has, in a few short minutes, offered a perspective on the unrest of April 27 without depicting the images of frustrated black folk destroying property which society deems more worthy than their lives. Whereas his 2014 short film “Chop My Money,” a selection...

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