This month is Black History Month and while we are all watching The Color Purple
, Do The Right Thing
and hopefully some classics like Cabin in the Sky
, be sure to tune into Showtime this month for the indie flick Mississippi Damned
is directed by, Tina Mabry
, her first feature film. The synopsis:
"A bitterly honest, stark tale of a young woman’s survival over the powerful generational forces of poverty, violence, sexual abuse and family secrets. The film is an autobiographical saga set in the rural town of Tupelo, Mississippi, spanning the years between 1986 and 1998."
The movie airs this month on Showtime and on the flagship channel on Tuesday, February 22 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. In addition, the DVD is available at the film's website www.mississippidamned.com
Check out the trailer below!