Mississippi Burning

This is a tough movie to watch; however, given what just took place in Virginia, this is precisely the type of movie people should watch. On the surface, Mississippi Burning is a detective movie starring Gene Hackman and William Dafoe, both of whom are terrific. Set in Mississippi (hence the name), though, the movie dives quickly into a subtle and sometimes not so subtle study of racism and prejudice. We need to make it stop folks….