Skip to main content

PG-13| 1 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary presents a sobering reminder of the racial tensions that gripped America not so long ago. In Mississippi during the '50s, a black teenager named Emmett Louis Till, who is from Chicago and visiting his great-uncle, whistles at a white woman in public. Not too long afterward, he is kidnapped and murdered. The filmmakers revisit the public outrage that follows, revealing Till's family as being particularly brave for standing up to white racism when it was clearly unsafe to do so.

Cast:

Director: Keith Beauchamp

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: ThinkFilm

The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2004)

Release Date: August 17th, 2005|1 hr. 10 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

similar movies

  • Into the Abyss (2011)

  • Stories We Tell (2012)

  • Hoop Dreams (1994)

  • The Gatekeepers (2012)

  • Man on Wire (2008)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X