Downing of a Flag

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How the Confederate flag impacts the people, politics and perceptions of South Carolina.

Downing of a Flag is a two-hour documentary film that uses firsthand interviews featuring various perspectives and a wealth of historical footage to examine the impact of the Confederate Battle flag on the people, politics and perceptions of South Carolina and beyond.

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Downing of a Flag is a two-hour documentary film that focuses on the Confederate Battle flag and its impact on the people, politics and perceptions of South Carolina and beyond. Through firsthand interviews featuring various perspectives and a wealth of historical footage, Downing of a Flag traces the symbol's controversial relationship with the Palmetto State, exploring its true meaning and how an unspeakable tragedy served as the catalyst for its long-debated removal.

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