January 6, 2011
The fallout from the Burr Oak Cemetery scandal is the subject of a new documentary project — titled “Beyond the Divide: the Burr Oak Cemetery Story” — by Chicago-based filmmaker Naomi Kothbauer. Together with community organizer Edward Boone, Kothbauer hopes to use the story of the cemetery as a means to open up a dialogue about cultural preservation: why it’s important, and what’s at stake for our families, our communities and ourselves if it’s not respected.
Read the full article and see video (5:57) at TheHuffingtonPost.com
Thanks to ConnectingDirectors for altering us to this article.