Down a Dark Stairwell (DVD)

Directed by Ursula Liang

Release Year: 2020
Running Time: 87
UPC: 7 38329 25565 7
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English with Cantonese and Mandarin
Genres: Documentary
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Cast
Peter Liang
Akai Gurley

Crew
Directed by Ursula Liang
Produced by Rajal Pitroda

When a Chinese-American police officer kills an innocent, unarmed Black man in a darkened stairwell of a New York City housing project, it sets off a firestorm of emotion and calls for accountability. When he becomes the first NYPD officer convicted of an on-duty shooting in over a decade, the fight for justice becomes complicated, igniting one of the largest Asian-American protests in history, disrupting a legacy of solidarity, and putting an uneven legal system into sharp focus.


DVD Extras Include:

Behind-the-scenes footage

Deleted scenes

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“Director Ursula Liang brings a history of racial injustice and police brutality into focus” — Ashley Jones, Vox Magazine

“Down a Dark Stairwell speaks directly to the here and now” —Nick Schager, Daily Beast

“unusually clear-sighted”— Stuart Klawans, The Nation

  • Les Blank Award for Best Documentary Feature, Ashland Independent Film Festival

                     

  • Special Recognition for Documentary Featuring Editing, Ashland Independent Film Festival

                     

  • Best of Documentary, Indy Film Fest

                     

  • Truth to Power Best Documentary Award, Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

                     

  • Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

                      

  • Audience Award, San Diego Asian American Film Festival


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