Film Detail


Black Border Warriors (2021)

NR Documentary
  • Distributor:Independent
  • Director:Mikhail Gershetyn
  • Synopsis:

    "Black Border Warriors" tells the epic story of a unique group of African-Americans, the Black Seminole. It follows their flight from slavery in Georgia and South Carolina to Spanish Florida where they fought against the U.S. in the Seminole Wars. They were subsequently forced to march west to what was called “the Indian Territory “ in Oklahoma, and eventually spent 20-years exiled in Mexico, were they were recruited by the U.S. Army in Texas to form an elite commando unit—the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts—during the Indian Wars in 1870s and 1880s.

  • Notes:

    TV Documentary


Key Dates

  • 11/08/2018 - 2018 Black International Cinema Berlin Film Festival - won Best Documentary