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Remembering Willie Earle Documentary Premiere and Q & A

The Davidson College History Department, in association with the Wake Forest Documentary Film Program and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation presents the student documentary: Remembering Willie Earle. This documentary tells the true story of a lynching that happened nearly 70 years ago. In 1947, Willie Earle was stolen from jail and murdered by a mob for a crime which he may not have committed. Now, his childhood friend AQ remembers, in a community that wants to forget. This documentary screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Frank Carroll and Stevie Jefferis and Dr. William Gravely, an expert historian who has studied the lynching of Willie Earle.

Location

Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall

Event Type

Film

Contact

Jefferis, Stevie J
stjefferis@davidson.edu