This Body: Black America, hope, trust and Covid vaccine trials.

This Body explores the relationship between Black Americans and the medical industry. Sydney Hall, a participant in a coronavirus vaccine trial grapples with questions of trust and the hope of saving lives whilst her community grapples with the historical fallout of the Tuskegee syphilis experiment and contemporary abuses that continue to this day

This Body is a part of HINDSIGHT, a collection of six films by and from diverse communities across the American South and Puerto Rico supported by Firelight Media, Reel South, CAAM and the WORLD Channel.

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