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They were high school classmates in 1965. Jimmie transferred his senior year to an affluent high school in Charlotte—he was their first Black football star. That decision swept him into one of North Carolina’s most volatile civil rights cases, played out at the explosive intersection of football and race. De watched that case unfold and wrote about it in his college essay application. Decades later, a shocking discovery reveals secrets found buried in church records that would change their lives. Their story, rooted in the South, is also America’s story—one of slavery’s legacy and our current racial divide. It’s a story of healing as Jimmie and De explore their binding truth.


Film Contact

Louise Woehrle

lawhirly@gmail.com

  • Year
    2023
  • Runtime
    92 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA
  • Premiere
    Midwest Premiere
  • Genre
    Documentary Feature
  • Subtitle Language
    Not applicable
  • Content Warning
    Violence,Suitable for All Ages
  • Director
    Louise Woehrle
  • Screenwriter
    Louise Woehrle
  • Producer
    Louise Woehrle
  • Executive Producer
    Jay Strommen, Chuck Hood
  • Cast
    Main subjects: Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick, De Kirkpatrick