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Charles Officer, Saul Williams and Thamela Mpumlwana talk 'Akilla's Escape' - Interview

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Director Charles Officer and actors Saul Williams and Thamela Mpumlwana discuss their film Akilla's Escape. They talk to our interviewer Marriska Fernandes about the importance of showcasing their film on the TIFF platform and the timeliness of the film. Charles talks about his journey and the challenges he faced when it came to telling stories in Canada about the Black experience. Saul and Thamela describe how they got into character when playing Akilla Brown. Interview taken during Toronto International Film Festival 2020.

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