Emmett Till movie shown in Black town pivotal to the story


              Deborah Watts, co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, speaks before a screening of the movie "Till" on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in Mound Bayou, Miss. Watts is a cousin of Till, a 14-year-old from Chicago who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955. The feature film "Till" is going into wide release across the U.S. this weekend after being in limited release since Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              Keith Beauchamp, left, one of the producers and writers of the movie "Till," speaks to an audience member after a screening of the movie at a high school in Mound Bayou, Miss., on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. The feature film is going into wide release across the U.S. this weekend after being in limited release since Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              Joe Stidhum says after a screening of the movie "Till" in Mound Bayou, Miss. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, that his mother was strict with him and his brothers and sister because of the lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955. Stidhum -- who grew up in Mound Bayou and lives in Olive Branch, Miss. -- says his grandfather and Till's mother were siblings. Stidhum was born about two years after white men kidnapped, tortured and killed Till after the teenager was accused of flirting with a white woman in Money, Miss. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              People check their names on a list of invited guests to receive admission and a promotional T-shirt for the movie "Till" at John F. Kennedy High School in Mound Bayou, Miss., on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              Hundreds of people wait to see a screening of the movie "Till" at John F. Kennedy High School in Mound Bayou, Miss., on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. The feature film is going into wide release across the U.S. this weekend after being in limited release since Oct. 14.(AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              A roadside historical marker in Mound Bayou, Miss., is displayed Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Hundreds of people turned out for a screening of the movie "Till" in the town of 1,500 residents. The feature film is going into wide release across the U.S. this weekend after being in limited release since Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              T-shirts promoting the movie "Till" were given away during a free screening of the movie in Mound Bayou, Miss., on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. The feature film is going into wide release across the U.S. this weekend after being in limited release since Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              A poster for the movie "Till" is displayed near a portrait of John F. Kennedy at a high school named for the late president in Mound Bayou, Miss., on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Hundreds of people turned out for a screening of the movie at the school. The feature film is going into wide release across the U.S. this weekend after being in limited release since Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
            
              Brittany Packnett-Cunningham holds her child in a photograph titled “A Mother’s Love for Her Child." The photo is part of a collection called “the Impact of Images” collection curated by Lead With Love, in collaboration with the studio and production company behind the film “Till.” (Reginald Cunningham via AP)
            A man poses for a portrait during a Harlem Fashion Row event in New York in September 2022. The photo is part of a collection called "the Impact of Images" collection curated by Lead With Love, in collaboration with the studio and production company behind the film "Till."  (Noémie Tshinanga via AP)
Emmett Till movie shown in Black town pivotal to the story