The documentary about the regiments of Black soldiers is being shown at the Portland Film Festival.
By: Jason Vondersmith | October 17, 2022
One day, shortly after moving to the Pacific Northwest from Colorado, filmmaker Dru Holley volunteered to shoot some video footage at a film festival in Tacoma, Washington, and brought along his daughter.
“And, I hear her say, ‘Oh horsies!'” Holley said. “I looked up and saw something that made me proud, Black Union soldiers galloping up a hill in a scene that looked right out of the 19th century.