“Till” is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till. He got lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi in 1955. In Mamie’s poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother’s ability to change the world.

The cast includes Danielle Deadwyler, Jalyn Hall, Frankie Faison, Haley Bennett, and Whoopi Goldberg.

“Till” was directed by Chinonye Chukwu. Michael Reilly and Keith Beauchamp joined Chukwu in writing the script.

We had the opportunity to sit down with the director of Till, Chinonye Chukwu. She discussed some of the most pivotal moments of the film, The Oscars, and so much more.

Check out the full interview below:

Preston Holmes and Chinonye Chukwu are the executive producers. Keith Beauchamp, p.g.a., Barbara Broccoli, p.g.a., Whoopi Goldberg, Thomas Levine, Michael Reilly, and Frederick Zollo, p.g.a. serve as producers.

“Till” will be in select theaters on October 14th and everywhere on October 28th.