The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ★★★ 2005 (PG-13)
Documentary was released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the 1955 murder of Till, a 14-year-old African American from Chicago who went to visit his grandfather in Money, Mississippi, where he was tortured and killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. Till's murder became a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement. The Justice Department reopened the case when new evidence came to light, thanks to the yearslong investigation of director Beauchamp. Includes TV and newsreel footage and numerous interviews. 70m/C DVD . USD: Keith Beauchamp; C: Rondrick Cowins, Sikay Tang; M: Jim Papoulis.