Buriski’s documentary acknowledges her (Recy Taylor) role in a bigger story.
wrenching documentary that is more relevant than ever.
With lucidity and deep feeling, Nancy Buirski's documentary maps an ugly trail of injustice and then widens its lens to pay tribute to the women of color whose refusal to be silent helped drive the evolution of the Civil Rights movement.
“The Rape of Recy Taylor” is a testament to the strength and dignity women survivors of sexual assault shoulder and their courageous journey to justice.
"The Rape of Recy Taylor" is the strongest documentary in the NYFF line-up, a stirring, infuriating marvel.