FANNIE LOU HAMER’S AMERICA
Directed by Joy Elaine Davenport
Mississippi sharecropper-turned-civil-rights-activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, is known for her powerful speeches, soul-stirring songs and impassioned pleas for equal rights. In this film, she tells her own story – in her own words – through archival audio footage & rarely seen television appearances recorded throughout her political and humanitarian career.
This film premiered on PBS on February 22, 2022.