Confirmation: Why Anita Hill Matters.

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  1. Confirmation: Why Anita Hill Matters (HBO Films)
  2. The world has changed since Anita Hill’s 1991 testimony at Clarence Thomas’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, and "Why Anita Hill Matters" explores its significance and lasting effects for contemporary audiences. The short, animated piece dynamically demonstrates the overall impact of Hill’s testimony in a digestible, engaging way, utilizing bright imagery with a distinct, collage-inspired, visual tone. While the piece recounts the historical facts of Hill’s testimony, it also places it in a contemporary context, providing viewers with the policy and social changes it generated; the piece also places the conversation in the age of social media and introduces how the internet has created space for both support and continued harassment.
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