“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 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.
Chinonye Chukwu directs from a screenplay co-written with Michael Reilly & Keith Beauchamp. Danielle Deadwyler; Jalyn Hall; Frankie Faison; Haley Bennett and Whoopi Goldberg star.
This event is part of MLK Week: January 14 – 20, 2023.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Week (MLK Week) is a platform for engaging students, faculty, trainees, staff, and community members in critical conversations around race and contemporary civil rights issues in America. MLK Week 2023 host a series of events exploring the reverend’s complex ideas on the meaning of love, and together we’ll examine the strength needed to choose it when faced with hatred and division.
MLK Week 2023 is planned in partnership with various organizations across the University of Utah and sponsored by and