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My Nephew Emmett (2017)

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My Nephew Emmett is an Award Winning Short Film written, produced, and directed by Kevin Wilson, Jr. The 19 minute short film takes place on the night 14 year-old Emmett Till was abducted, tortured, and murdered on August 28, 1955 in Money, Mississippi.

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Cast

Dorian Davis
as Maurice Wright
Jasmine Guy
as Elizabeth Wright
Emily Hooper
as Carolyn Bryant
Tylon Larry
as Simeon Wright
Ethan Leaverton
as Roy Bryant
William Perkins
as Journalist
Dane Rhodes
as J.W. Milam
Chris Steele
as Robert Wright
L.B. Williams
as Mose Wright
Joshua Wright
as Emmett Till
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Critic Reviews for My Nephew Emmett

All Critics (10)

Straight forward, although doesn't really hit its dramatic stride until its concluding moments...

June 20, 2018 | Full Review…

A devastating dramatisation of the hours leading up to the 1955 lynching of black Mississippi teenager Emmett Till.

March 19, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Excellent narration and cinematography. [Full review in Spanish]

March 14, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Beautifully photographed, with the weight of abiding horror in its dour sepia tones...

March 4, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

The writer/director achieves impressively high production values for his short and is clearly a man who knows how to surround himself with additional talent.

March 1, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[Dorian] Davis' commanding performance anchors the film, and he and [Joshua] Wright bear an uncanny resemblance to their real-life counterparts.

February 23, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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