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Always In Season

  • Maylses Documentary Center 343 Lenox Ave New York (map)
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Jacqueline Olive, 2019, 89 min. DCP
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. 

Q&A with director Jacquiline Olive following the screening

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