Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence

by HJacobs Creative

HJacobs Creative

Film Feature
Atlanta, Georgia
Lillian Smith couldn't look away from the toxic social conditions that repressed the lives and imaginations of both whites and blacks. Segregation amounted to "spiritual lynching" she said. She used her fame in the 1940s and 1950s to write and speak about it. Her words are still timely today.