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Film Information

Traces of the Trade (90 min.)

Premiere Date: June 24, 2008

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Trailer: Link | Embed

Filmmaker: Katrina Browne Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim | Press Release


Katrina Browne
Katrina Browne

I was shocked again when I realized that instead of being the exception, the DeWolfe family was just the tip of the iceberg of the vast complicity to slavery in New England.”

— Katrina Browne


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Critical Acclaim

A far-reaching personal documentary examination of the slave trade. . . . The implications of the film are devastating.”

— Stephen Holden, The New York Times

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