Multitude Films | Release Date: September 20, 2019
Summary: Always in Season explores the lingering impact of more than a century of lynching African Americans and connects this form of historic racial terrorism to racial violence today. The film centers on the case of Lennon Lacy, an African American teen who was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina, on August 29, 2014. Despite inconsistencies in the case, local officials quickly ruled Lennon’s death a suicide, but his mother, Claudia, believes Lennon was lynched. Claudia moves from paralyzing grief to leading the fight for justice for her son. As the film unfolds, Lennon’s case, and the suspicions surrounding it, intersect with stories of other communities seeking justice and reconciliation. A few hundred miles away in Monroe, Georgia, a diverse group of reenactors, including the adult daughter of a former Ku Klux Klan leader, annually dramatize a 1946 quadruple lynching to ensure the victims are never forgotten and encourage the community to come forward with information that might bring the perpetrators to justice. As the terrorism of the past bleeds into the present, the film asks: what will it take for Americans to begin building a national movement for racial justice and reconciliation?
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Runtime: 89 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: https://www.alwaysinseasonfilm.com/
Production: Naked Edge Films
Genres: Documentary
Country: US
Language: English
Director Credit
Jacqueline Olive Director
Writer Credit
Don Bernier Writer
Jacqueline Olive Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Bryan Stevenson Himself
Claudia Lacy Herself
Danny Glover Himself - Narrator
Eugene Talmadge Himself (Voice)
Lennon Lacy Himself
Pierre Lacy Himself
Sherrilyn Ifill Herself
William J. Barber II Himself - Preacher
Producer Credit
Antonio Kaplan Transmedia Producer
Anya Rous Co-Producer
Barbara Dobkin Co-Executive Producer
Colleen Cassingham Associate Producer
Daniel J. Chalfen Executive Producer
Elise Baugh Transmedia Producer
Geralyn Dreyfous Executive Producer
Jacqueline Olive Producer
Jessica Devaney Producer
Jim Butterworth Executive Producer
Joan Platt Executive Producer
Jodie Evans Co-Executive Producer
Katy Drake Bettner Co-Executive Producer
Leslie Berriman Co-Executive Producer
Lisa Valencia-Svensson Co-Producer
Lois Vossen Executive Producer
Michael Ehrenzweig Supervising Producer
Nancy Stephens Co-Executive Producer
Nion McEvoy Co-Executive Producer
Patty Quillin Executive Producer
Regina Kulik Scully Executive Producer
Rick Rosenthal Co-Executive Producer
Sally Jo Fifer Executive Producer