Video from 100 Years From Mississippi
Directed by: Tarabu Betserai Kirkland
100 Years From Mississippi
Tarabu Betserai Kirkland (Dir), 60 minutes, USA, WNY Premiere
Director Tarabu Betserai Kirkland in attendance.
BIFF 2021 Audience Award Winner
Fleeing Ellisville, Mississippi in 1915 as her father escaped a lynch mob, Mamie Lang Kirkland resettles and eventually raises her family in Buffalo. In this illuminating oral history directed by her son Tarabu Betserai Kirkland, Mrs Kirkland looks back on a life well lived in the shadow of America’s legacy of racial violence.
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