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Beyond the Lens with Dru Holley

Filmmaker Dru Holley talks about Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts, the making of his film, and reveals the catalyst behind it. The director & producer also discusses the complexities of the Buffalo Soldiers and how, although they are a part of American history, their story remains relevant today.

Beyond the Lens with Dru Holley

5m 40s

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