TILL – Review by T.J. Callahan

Fourteen year old African American, Emmett Till was lynched in a small town in Mississippi back in 1955 because he told a white store clerk she looked like a movie star. His mother wasn’t going to sit back and watch her only child become a forgotten soul of racism. She fought back. And she fought back hard. Writer/Director Chinonye Chukwu gives us a gripping and empowering film that tells the story of Emmett through Mamie Till-Mobley’s eyes and heart. Till is a hard movie to watch. It’s the hard that makes it essential viewing.

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