From Screen to Square Film Screening: ‘Till’ The upcoming screening is the second installment in the DeLaney Center’s ongoing film series and will be shown on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.
The DeLaney Center at Washington and Lee University will host another installment of its From Screen to Square film series on Thursday, Jan. 18 with a screening of the movie “Till” at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater located inside the Elrod Commons.
The 2023-24 Screen to Square series focuses on the “Turning Points in the Civil Rights Movement,” and each screening is followed by an interactive discussion between select panelists and the audience relative to each film’s subject matter. All screenings are free and open to the public and include refreshments.
“Till” explores how Mamie Till-Mobley relentlessly sought justice after the death of her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, in rural Mississippi in the 1950s. Following the completion of the film, Maureen Edobor ’17L, assistant professor of law, will lead the panel discussion.
This year’s Screen to Square series is made possible by a $9,500 grant from Virginia Humanities. The DeLaney Center is an interdisciplinary academic forum that promotes teaching and research on race and Southern identity. Visit the DeLaney Center website at https://my.wlu.edu/delaney-center for updates on further DeLaney Dialogues, film screenings and other programming.