History Film Forum

David Blight

Yale University


Saturday, November 21st, 2015
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7:00 p.m. - Warner Bros. Theater

A discussion with writer/director Gary Ross (Hunger Games, Seabiscuit) along with scholars David Blight and Steven Hahn on Ross’s latest project THE FREE STATE OF JONES, a Civil War story about a relatively unknown figure, Newt Knight(Matthew McConaughey), who led a rebellion in Jones County, Mississippi, against the Confederacy. The program features exclusive footage from the film.