Feature Doc 'Let's Bow Our Heads & Segregate' Asks Why The Church Is Most Segregated Major Institution

From Shadow and Act Tue Nov 13 2012, 16:00:14

We featured Harare, Zimbabwe-born director Brian Chinhema's last work, a 2010 feature doc titled Multiracial Identity, on the old S&A site; now Brian informs he is currently in production for his next film, also a documentary, this time tackling identity in another form - religion. Titled Let's Bow Our Heads and Segregate, Brian says that the film explores the following quote from Martin Luther King jr: There is another thing that disturbs me to no end about the American church. You have a White church and you have a Negro church. You have allowed segregation to creep into the doors of the church. How can such a division exist in the true Body of Christ? You...

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