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Title The untold story of Emmett Louis Till [videorecording] / a Till Freedom Come production ; produced and directed by Keith A. Beauchamp ; co-producer, Yolande Geralds.

Imprint Toronto, Ont. : Thinkfilm, [2005]

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 Moore Video  E185.6 .U58653 2005    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 DVD (ca. 70 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Credits Edited by David Dessel ; music by Jim Papoulis ; directors of photography, Rondrick Cowins, Scott Marshall, Sikay Tang.
Note Documentary.
Special features: director's commentary with Keith A. Beauchamp ; the Harvard Civil Rights Project ; "The Impact of the Emmett Till Case in American History and Today" ; trailer gallery.
Summary The film that helped reopen one of history's most notorious cold case civil rights murders is the result of the director's 10-year journey to uncover the truth. In August, 1955, Mamie Till-Mobley of Chicago sent her only child, Emmett Louis Till, to visit relatives in the Mississippi Delta. Little did she know that only 8 days later, Emmett would be abducted from his Great-Uncle's home, brutally beaten and murdered for one of the oldest Southern taboos : whistling at a white woman in public. It was Beauchamp's nine years of investigation, summarized in the film, that was primarily responsible for the Justice Department reopening the case.
Audience MPAA Rating: PG.
Subject Till, Emmett, 1941-1955.
African American teenage boys.
United States -- History -- 1953-1961.
Mississippi -- Race relations.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Beauchamp, Keith A.
Till Freedom Come Productions.
Thinkfilm (Firm)
Deluxe Media management.
Note Title on disc label: Untold story of Emmette [sic] Louis Till
Music No. 50177441 Thinkfilm