Spring Valley

Spring Valley

An explosive video goes viral, showing a white school resource officer in South Carolina forcibly remove a Black teenager from her school desk and throw her across the floor. An outraged nation divides over who is at fault and what role race played in the incident. One woman uproots her life to help the girl and dismantle the system behind the "Assault at Spring Valley,” including facing the police officer. Against the backdrop of a racial reckoning and its deep historical roots, a searing moment illuminates a persistent American power structure.

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Director

Garrett Zevgetis

Credits

Director: Garrett Zevgetis
Producer: Chico Colvard, Jeff Consiglio, Ariana Garfinkel
Cinematographer: Alexandre Naufel, Christopher Lewis Dawkins, Pablo Durana, Ryan Miyamoto, Laura Kissel, Vanessa Carr
Editor: Jeff Consiglio
Sound Designer: Joe Milner
Music: Chanda Dancy
Principal Cast: Vivian Anderson, Janae Davis, Robin DiAngelo
Additional Credits: Co-Editor: Chrystie Martinez Gouz, Co-Executive Producer: Ian Brownell, Q&A:: www.nostudios.com/sxsw-film

Contact

Public Film Contact
Ariana Garfinkel
Disturbing Film
springvalleydoc@gmail.com
Publicity Contact
Scott Feinstein
SpringValley@42west.net
646-596-5879
Sales Agent
30WEST
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2021
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Documentary
Screening Section: Documentary Spotlight
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 108 mins