United States, 2016, 22 min., Color, English
BILL 2/29 is a futuristic depiction of America after the years of Civil Rights, Stand Your Ground and Black Lives Matter. History proved none of those movements were successful. Integration failed in the United States of America. Change was necessary to survive. The President signed a new Bill to reduce the violence sweeping the nation between Black and White Americans, The new Bill mandated that all Black and White people separate and move to different states. For two Austin, Texas neighbors, it changes everything, We follow these families as they must wrestle with the implications of Bill 2/29.
The film hopes to force us to face, listen and come to grips with race. As we follow the lives of our characters learn a great deal about ourselves; to include our basic need of acceptance and tolerance. What we also discover in many instances is that after 250 years, we are so connected that separation may was not the best option.
BILL 2/29, tries not to come to any conclusion as it deals with races and sexism in America. However it attempt to make clear that we are not in a post racial society