In 1963 civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered in his own driveway. For 30 years his assassin has remained free. Is it ever too late to do the right thing?
Myrlie Evers worked for the conviction of the white supremacist who murdered her husband, heroic civil rights leader Medgar Evers, through two hung juries and over 30 years. How Evers' killer was finally convicted comes to the screen with shattering emotional f-rce in "one of the most important films of the '90s." (Paul Wunder, WBAI-FM/New York).
Directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg and James Woods (an Academy Award nominee for his powerful work here), Ghosts Of Mississippi teems with the carefully recreated details of a relentless quest for justice and features special appearances by three children of Medgar Evers, as well as Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter Yolanda.