Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence
Decatur Library Auditorium
May 17, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
All Screenings are SOLD OUT“Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence” is a 50-minute documentary about the life and work of controversial Georgia writer and activist Lillian Smith (1887-1966). Created by Hal and Henry Jacobs the film explores the life of Smith who was a southern leader in denouncing segregation and white supremacists for several decades—paying a heavy price for it. Smith left a lasting legacy in the literary and Civil Rights communities, a legacy that is still relevant, today.