AV Club, “Bear witness to this stomach-churning, previously unreleased footage of the violence in Charlottesville”

That’s the thinking behind this 27-minute video chronicling the violence in Charlottesville, starting with the tiki torch march on August 11 and ending with aftermath of the following day’s vehicle attack that resulted in the death of activist Heather Heyer. Assembled by subMedia, a video production ensemble that “aims to promote anarchist and anti-capitalist ideas, and aid social struggles through the dissemination of radical films and videos,” the stomach-churning footage shows just how chaotic things were on the ground that day as protestors came face-to-face with self-proclaimed fascists and ardent white supremacists. Much like the Vice report that used raw footage and the white supremacists’ own voices to such effective ends, the footage here is most damning through the language used, the sound of individual voices waging nothing less than a race war.

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