The film brings lynching out from its hiding place in history books and into the light of the 21st century.

— Dennis Harvey, Variety

Always in Season

Film • Mar 29

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This film is an official selection of the 2019 Indie Grits Film Festival.

Jacqueline Olive | Wilmington, NC | 88 min

“How far would you go to get to the truth?” That’s the question Claudia, mother of the late Lennon Lacy, puts to viewers of this elegiac documentary feature, a study of lingering historic traumas and their effect on the present day. Though authorities ruled Lennon’s death by hanging a suicide, Claudia—an African-American woman and longtime North Carolina resident—suspects it was a racially motivated lynching. Always in Season premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the US Documentary Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency.

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Wilmington, NC | 88 min | Not Rated