In the five-time Oscar nominated movie Green Book, New Orleans, Louisiana becomes, for a cinematic moment or two, Macon, Georgia.
“That people just kind of think that it’s okay and they can get away with it at all and I hope if anything this sends a message that we at Film Club take this stuff seriously.”
Former Gov. Eric Greitens and allies ended the state’s involvement in the program, but Parson said the state could again issue those credits if the Legislature reforms the program.
The film entitled “Fair Game: Surviving A 1960 Georgia Lynching” profiles the tiny Blakely community, where 24 known black men were lynched, and where, in 1960, a black New Jersey Navy veteran risked becoming the 25th victim.
The film follows three refugees and a former member of the Ku Klux Klan as they grapple with their identities and their relationships with the town of Clarkston, all while America is experiencing its own crisis of identity.