Date: 
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 6:30pm

Location: 

  • Auditorium
  • County Library

September 29 - at 6pm Free State of Jones (2016) R | 2 hours 19 min

After surviving the 1863 Battle of Corinth during the Civil War, a less fortunate farmer, Newton Knight from Mississippi is tasked to lead a group of Jones County rebels against the Confederate army. Newton marries former slave, Rachel, and is credited as establishing the region's first mixed-race environment. Knight, continued his fight after the war period, combating the Klan through Reconstruction. His legendary rebellion sets him apart as Newt Knight a man with a compelling and controversial journey.

Type: 

  • Adult
  • Seniors
  • Film

Registration Status: 

  • Registration Not Required
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