Test pattern

Women with Range (Firm)

DVD - 2021

The movie follows an interracial couple whose relationship is put to the test after a Black woman is sexually assaulted and her white boyfriend drives her from hospital to hospital in search of a rape kit. Their story reveals the systemic injustices and social conditioning women face when navigating sex and consent within the American patriarchy. Winner of top prizes at the BlackStar and New Orleans Film Festivals, this gripping social thriller offers a unique exploration of institutional racism... and sexism from a Black female point of view.

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Subjects
Genres
Feature films
Social problem films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
New York, NY : Kino Lorber [2021]
Language
English
Item Description
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Wide screen.
"©2019, Women With Range LLC"--Container.
Special features: Shatara Michelle Ford in conversation with James Gray; trailer.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, NTSC; region 1, aspect ratio 1.78:1, 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Audience
Not rated.
Awards
Winner Jury Award New Orleans Film Festival and Winner Lionsgate/Starz Producer Award Blackstar Film Festival.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Ludovica Isidori ; editors, Matt Tassone, Katy Miller ; music, Robert Ouyang Rusli.
ISBN
9786318476379
6318476377
Corporate Author
Women with Range (Firm) (production company)
Other Authors
Shatara Michelle Ford (film director), Pin-Chun Liu (film producer), Yu-Hao Su (actor), Brittany S. Hall, 1987-, Will Brill, 1986-, Gail Bean, Drew Fuller, 1980-
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Part psychological horror, part realist drama, this exhilarating debut feature from Shatara Michelle Ford is set against the backdrop of national discussions around inequitable health care and policing, the #metoo movement, and race in America. Test Pattern follows an interracial couple whose relationship is put to the test after a Black woman is sexually assaulted and her white boyfriend drives her from hospital to hospital in search of a rape kit. Their story reveals the systemic injustices and social conditioning women face when navigating sex and consent within the American patriarchy. Winner of top prizes at the BlackStar and New Orleans Film Festivals, this gripping social thriller offers a unique exploration of institutional racism and sexism from a Black female point of view.