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HANDS UP

Production for Hands Up involved travel by car, plane, bus and on foot.

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While in St. Louis, our schedule was tight -- Zinhle only paused to schedule interviews.

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The morning Zinhle landed in St. Louis was the same day two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department.

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Meet Josh. Josh was the assistant camera operator during the first St. Louis trip.

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One of the many student activists we met while interviewing the Ferguson community. This picture was taken in Cardinal Ritter College Prep School.

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As a precaution, protestors often right the number of a lawyer on their arm, in case they are arrested.

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Taking a break from the interviews with a spontaneous musical interlude in the Greater St. Mark Family Church in St. Louis. Music and chants are very much a part of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

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While in Ferguson, one of the events going on was the Truthtelling Weekend, which was a conference hosted by Dave Ragland, pictured here. The Truthtelling Weekend brought together Ferguson community leaders and activists from around the country to discuss the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

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Rested our heads with a kind student at Washington University in St. Louis.

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First day recording the documentary's original song: "Hands Up" in Washington, D.C.

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Bags packed and holding much of the camera equipment. Some equipment was purchased through the support of GW's School of Media and Public Affairs Manheim-Sterling Undergraduate Research prize.

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One of the many rallies held in Baltimore, Maryland following the death of Freddie Gray.

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