By Vikki Bynum
I enjoyed watching the Free State of Jones trailer yesterday, and I know from reading my email and comments on Facebook that many of you did, too!
Not only are the scenes visually dramatic, so also do skillfully-placed bits of dialogue make clear that this true story encompasses important divisions of class among slaveholders and nonslaveholders. The front-line involvement of women, children, and slaves in Jones County, Mississippi’s insurrection against the Confederacy is in-your-face, —testimony to the power of film to deliver the past with immediate emotional impact.
Learn more about the movie by visiting STX Entertainment’s Free State of Jones website.
For those who have not yet seen the trailer, here it is:
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