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Rodney King
Erik Pauser & Johan Söderberg

Rodney King is included in the film ‘Information is Free’, which consists of eight short films/music videos. They explore and deconstruct political, religious and private events from a media perspective. Erik Pauser and Johan Söderberg use their own images and appropriated material from various TV-channels. Rodney King was the black man who was brutally assaulted by the Los Angeles police. The event was filmed by a witness and broadcasted by a local TV station. The police were aquitted at the trial by a jury consisting of only white jurors, in spite of overwhelming evidence. The event was the spark that set off the extensive riots in Los Angeles 1993.

Music by Lucky People Center.

Keywords Montage, Music
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:04:03
Language English
Color Color
Year 1995
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