Danielle Deadwyler brings to the screen raw and rich authenticity in the Orion Pictures film – Till as Mamie Till-Mobley. Today on Open Dialogue Deadwyler opens up about the emotional and intellectual impact this performance continues to have on her life.
Till is the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley’s unending pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who was brutally lynched in 1955 while visiting cousins in Mississippi.
Open Dialogue is hosted by Noel T. Manning II and footage is used by permission for review, interview and educational purposes.
Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was brutally lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie’s poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother’s ability to change the world.
In theaters beginning October 14th, 2022.
Noel T. Manning is a member of the CCA, SEFCA and the NCFCA and is also the host of the television program and radio show Meet Me at the Movies. He’s the founder of the Real to Reel Film Fest and has been an adjunct professor of film studies. When he’s not embracing mainstream, indie, international, documentary or art films, he’s digging into the world of cinema by chatting with principle individuals involved in various aspects of the filmmaking industry.
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