Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Part of Seldom Screened Cinema 2011: The Stony Road
A drama depicting the final murder trial, in 1994, of the Byron De La Beckwith, the white supremacist accused of the 1963 assassination of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. Two earlier trials had ended in hung juries. Evers’ widow and the assistant district attorney struggle to finally bring the murderer to justice.
130 mins, Rated: PG-13