Women of the Movement(TV show/series, 2022-)

45min per episode | Genre: Drama

Mini series in 1 season with 6 episodes

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Women of the Movement is an American historical drama miniseries that premiered on ABC on January 6, 2022. Created and written by Marissa Jo Cerar and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, the series centers on Mamie Till-Mobley, played by Adrienne Warren, who devoted her life to seeking justice for her murdered son Emmett, played by Cedric Joe. Tonya Pinkins also co-stars as Alma Carthan, Emmett's grandmother. The series is based on the book Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement by Devery S. Anderson. ()
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About Women of the Movement

A limited series focusing on Mamie Till Mobley, who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till following his brutal murder in the Jim Crow South.

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Women of the Movement Seasons and Episodes

01/06/2022Season 1 - 6 episodes
#1 | 01/06/2022Mother and Son
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Mamie Till Mobley, a young mother living a simple life in Chicago, begrudgingly lets her adventurous 14-year-old son, Emmett, go on vacation with his great uncle and cousins to Mississippi. Days after his arrival, tragedy strikes and Mamie is faced with a mother’s worst nightmare when her son goes missing.
#2 | 01/06/2022Only Skin
After receiving the call that her son was kidnapped by white men in Mississippi, Mamie rallies her community in Chicago to bring Emmett home. As a result, Mamie is thrust into the spotlight while facing unimaginable tragedy.
#3 | 01/13/2022Let The People See
After her son’s body is recovered in Mississippi, Mamie insists on having a public wake with an open casket to ensure that he did not die in vain. The case becomes national news, which puts pressure on Mississippi officials to do the unthinkable—go to trial.
#4 | 01/13/2022Manhunt
A historic trial begins, and on the eve of her testimony, Mamie must face the three people responsible for her son’s murder, while also facing some ugly truths in the Jim Crow South.
#5 | 01/20/2022Mothers and Sons
The two mothers at the center of the Emmett Till murder, Carolyn Bryant and Mamie Till-Mobley, testify about his character in front of a packed courtroom.
#5 | 01/20/2022Episode 5
#6 | 01/20/2022The Last Word
After the verdict is reached and the story becomes international news, a movement begins – and Mamie Till-Mobley fights to defend Emmett’s legacy.
#6 | 01/20/2022Episode 6

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 2 languages: English (EN), Russian (RU)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 01/06/2022

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