The 24th

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The 24th

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Part of the The Black Cinema Series series.

Duration: 

113m

Rating: 

Not Rated

About the Film:


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THE 24TH tells the incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-Black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917.  The Houston Riot was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers in response to the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of Houston police officers. The riot, which lasted two hours, led to the death of nine civilians, four policemen and two soldiers and resulted in the largest murder trial in history, which sentenced a total of nineteen men to execution, and forty-one men to life sentences.

There will be a Filmmaker Q&A hosted by The Black Cinema Series at 7 p.m. Friday, September 18. The conversation will feature writer/director Kevin Willmott, along with local Buffalo Soldiers expert Bing Reaves. It will be streamed via The Little's Facebook page.
 

 

The 24th | Official Trailer (HD) | Vertical Entertainment