New documentary honors victims of Mother Emanuel AME massacre

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – As we inch closer to the fourth anniversary of the massacre at Mother Emanuel AME Church this June, a new documentary will give an emotional look at the events of that tragic night.

A recently released trailer gives a sneak peek into the emotional documentary that recalls the events of June 17, 2015 and examines how faith, hope and forgiveness healed a devastated community after the heinous church shooting, carried out by white supremacist Dylan Roof.

The documentary film is executive produced by Stephen Curry for Unanimous Media, Viola Davis and Julius Tennons for JuVee Productions, Arbella Studios and Mariska Hargitay, and is directed by Brian Ivie (The Drop Box) and presented by SDG and Fiction Pictures.

“EMANUEL,” opens in movie theaters nationwide, as a limited release event with Fathom Events on June 17 and 19 only.

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