Till: Film Guide

A film guide on Till (2022). thumbnail
A film guide on Till (2022). thumbnail




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Till (2022), based on the true story of Emmett Till, a Black teenager murdered in Mississippi in 1955, and his mother's activism after his death.

This guide is useful for exploring subjects including Citizenship and History in addition to highlighting themes surrounding racism and prejudice, historical periods, events and figures, and filmmaking.


Trigger warning: This film guide contains references to historical events which may be emotionally challenging for some young people. The film contains racism, strong disturbing images and racial slurs. 

We would strongly recommend that educators read all elements of this resource prior to using it in the classroom and follow their school's safeguarding protocol if a student is triggered or makes a disclosure.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • History
  • Twentieth Century

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