The Rape of Recy Taylor
Friday, December 15 - Thursday, December 21, 2017
The numbers of women raped in Jim Crow South were staggering. In danger for their lives, they did not report the crimes and their stories went hidden. Not Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old mother who was gang raped by 6 white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up, and with the help of Rosa Parks and legions of women spreading the word, they worked to get Recy Taylor justice.
Official Selection: Venice International Film Festival 2017, New York Film Festival 2017
For more information on the film, and ways to watch, visit:
- Country USA
- Running Time 91 minutes
- Website https://www.therapeofrecytaylor.com/
- Director Nancy Buirski
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