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Film Discussion: Emanuel
Nov 12 - Virtual Event

Register to participate in a November 12 discussion of the 2019 film Emanuel, a critically-acclaimed documentary about the 2015 Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston.

In this interactive forum, producers John Shepherd and Dimas Salaberrios will lead a discussion and Q&A of the Brian Ivie film, which holds a Rotten Tomatoes score of 100%, with members of the MIT community.

About Emanuel

On June 17, 2015, national headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers gunned down during prayer service in Charleston, South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, nine African Americans lay dead, leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror.

Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members, Emanuel, from executive producers Stephen Curry and Viola Davis and co-producer Mariska Hargitay, is a poignant story of justice and faith, love and hate, examining the healing power of forgiveness...[more]

How to watch the film

The film is available for free for STARZ subscribers or can be rented/purchased on Google Play, Amazon, or iTunes. Visit the film site for more information or click here to watch.

Learn More

Film Review: Emanuel (Variety)

‘Emanuel’ Review: Race, Religion, Thoughts and Prayers (New York Times)

Grieving and forgiveness are focus of Charleston mass shooting documentary ‘Emanuel’ (Los Angeles Times)


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Thursday, November 12, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT

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