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Chinonye Chukwu’s “Till” to Premiere & Host Community Screenings at New York Film Fest, Releases Trailer

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Today, July 25, on what would have been Emmett Till’s 81st birthday, several announcements have been made about “Till,” Chinonye Chukwu’s historical drama about Till’s lynching and how his mother Mamie Till Mobley’s struggle for justice galvanized the civil rights movement. The trailer has arrived and a press release confirmed “Till” will world premiere at the New York Film Festival’s (NYFF) 60th edition, with plans to host community screenings for high school students.

In 1955, at the age of 14, the Chicagoan Till was visiting relatives in Money, Mississippi, when he was abducted, tortured, and shot in the back of the head by Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam. His body

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