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Production Credits

Produced By
Linda Goode Bryant
Laura Poitras

Directed By
Linda Goode Bryant

Codirected By
Laura Poitras

Edited By
Linda Goode Bryant
Erez Laufer

Cinematography by
Laura Poitras

Second Camera by
Linda Goode Bryant

Music by
Graham Haynes

Visual advisor & additional camera
Arthur Jafa

Additional camera
Amanda Ault
Steve Bognar
Michelle Y. Davis

Sound Recordists
Linda Goode Bryant
Laura Poitras

Additional Sound
Amanda Ault
Steve Bognar
Michelle Y. Davis
Kevin Jones

Production Assistant
Al Dorman
Cheryl Mason
Seth Stuhl

Production Catering
Delectable Edibles
Food by Jackie

Still Photography
Steve Harrison, Ram Studio

Post Production

Associate Producer
Keisha-Gaye Anderson
Sam Connelly

Jim McKay
Sam Pollard

Assistant Editor
Sara Thorson

Garrett Bradley

Production Assistant
Jennifer Curry
Katie Lenander

Title Design
Dwight Johnson Design in Consultation with Bill Rego

Title Production
Quantum Film

Rough Cut Editorial Consultant
Fernanda Rossi

C&S International Insurance Brokers

Legal Support
Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard

Fiscal Agents
Women Make Movies, Inc.
Diverse Media Zone, Inc.

Music Recordings
Systems Two

On-line and Mixing
Magno Sound and Video

Production support provided by

Wexner Center Media Arts Program, the Ohio State University
Paul Hill
Jennifer Lange
Bill Horrigan
Maria Troy


Executive Producer Edwin Clay
Broadcast Manager John Prosek

Produced in association with the Independent Television Service (ITVS), POV/ American Documentary, Inc., and the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC).

Executive Producer for ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer

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Flag Wars’ narrative structure is designed to ‘drop’ the viewer into the film’s events so they gradually watch the story unfold and come to understand the community through the people who live there, rather than through talking heads or voice-overs.”

— Laura Poitras, Filmmaker

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