Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics
 

Title

Interview with the Director of Fannie Lou Hamer's America

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

11-20-2019

Disciplines

American Politics | Journalism Studies

Abstract

Joy Elaine Davenport, director and editor of the documentary Fannie Lou Hamer’s America, was featured at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics to present the first official screening of the film about the Mississippi civil rights icon.

Fannie Lou Hamer’s America goes beyond the traditional style of documentary filmmaking and uses the voice of Fannie Lou Townsend Hamer to tell her own story. It also includes previously recorded songs, testimony, public speeches, personal interviews and rare artifacts spanning 15 years.

This is a brief conversation between Davenport and Overby fellow Curtis Wilkie, a native of the Mississippi Delta.

Relational Format

video recording

Extent

0:16:43

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