My Nephew Emmett

My Nephew Emmett


Director: Kevin Wilson, Jr.
Genre(s):
Running Time: 20
Location: USA
DCFF SCreening: 2018

Synopsis

At 2:30AM on August 28, 1955 in the most racially divided state in the country, 64 year-old Mose Wright tries to protect his 14 year-old nephew Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood. Based on the true story of the 1955 murder of Emmett Louis Till.

Screening History & Awards

*2018 Academy Award Nominee for Best Short Live Action Film

DCFF Screening Information

Plays with the The Stories We Tell shorts package

Sunday, February 25th, 12:30pm