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Summary Descendant tells the story of the Clotilda - the last known ship to smuggle stolen Africans to America - the unthinkable cover-up, and the impact of that crime on generations of descendants living in Africatown. Once the past is revealed, can the future be reclaimed?

Descendant
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 13 Critic Reviews
87
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 8 User Ratings
7.6
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Summary Descendant tells the story of the Clotilda - the last known ship to smuggle stolen Africans to America - the unthinkable cover-up, and the impact of that crime on generations of descendants living in Africatown. Once the past is revealed, can the future be reclaimed?

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 13 Critic Reviews
87
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 13 Critic Reviews
87
100% Positive
13 Reviews
0% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 8 User Ratings
7.6
88% Positive
7 Ratings
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13% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 8 User Ratings
7.6
88% Positive
7 Ratings
0% Mixed
0 Ratings
13% Negative
1 Rating

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Production Company Higher Ground Productions, Participant, Two One Five Entertainment
Release Date Oct 21, 2022
Duration 1 h 49 m
Rating PG
Critics' Choice Documentary Awards
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Sundance Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Austin Film Critics Association
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations