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Lunch With… Stacy, Skipp, and Kumasi

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I took director Stacy Peralta and “subjects” Skipp Townsend (center) and Kumasi (left) of Made in America for a ride around Park City as we had a rather serious discussion about race, gangs, oppression, and the future. It’s not our typical fare, but one of the best conversations we have ever had.
“Let’s take this utopian Sundance Village right here. To me, this is America. We are visitors. We don’t belong here. We need to leave in the next 24 hours. All the things we do to express ourselves is a result of an American creation. We are a community held hostage by America. I have never been called an American to my face… not in this country. I am a resident non-member of America.”
Watch it here.

One Response to “Lunch With… Stacy, Skipp, and Kumasi”

  1. The Pope says:

    Britlliant decision to do the conversation while driving around. Matches the content. The only pity is that I wonder whether I will ever get to see Made in America on this side of the water. Dogtown got a release… but this one… fingers crossed.

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