Prom Night in Mississippi
Prom Night in Mississippi (2009)

While the United States Supreme Court declared that segregated schools were unconstitutional in 1954, change came slowly to Charleston, Mississippi. Once a haven for the Ku Klux Klan, Charleston maintained segregated public schools until… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 15, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 15, 2009
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Mainly the film is obliged to circle around the absent centre of the conflict, the dark heart of the very issue under scrutiny. Consequently, like a skinny boy in an oversized tux, it has to pad.

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Kari Croop
Common Sense Media

Inspiring docu tackles a tough topic: racism.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

Despite the subject matter, Prom Night In Mississippi is surprisingly buoyant with the hope and joy of these kids.

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KJ Proulx
A very inspirational film about two opposite races in a controversy over the white only prom and the black only prom. It's very sad to see these things… More
Sunil Jawahir
Holy shit. I really expected this movie to be a disappointment of something with a lot of potential but it was amazing. Easy to watch documentary that is both… More
Byron Brubaker
This was the final film I saw at the Cleveland International Film Fest. It's a good documentary. It doesn't have the best video quality throughout,… More
Eduardo C
Godawful directorial decisions ruin what could have been.
John Ballantine
A wonderful film detailing the little known practices of a Mississippi town that has traditionally held black and white proms financed by local parents. Morgan… More