Award of Merit – “Sambo” (USA)

Title: Sambo
Runtime: 14 min
Country: USA
Director: Bruklyn Miller 
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March, 2023

Synopsis: To some, February 13th, 1969, was a day of unrivaled bravery and glory. For those who took over The Allen Building to force Duke University to respond to the needs of its Black students, it quickly turned into a nightmare as the threat of police arriving loomed.