Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story

Overview

More than 40 years after Mississippi waiter Booker Wright spoke openly about American racism to filmmaker Frank DeFelitta, the director's son Raymond examines the devastating effects that fateful conversation had on both Wright, and his loved ones.
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Overview

More than 40 years after Mississippi waiter Booker Wright spoke openly about American racism to filmmaker Frank DeFelitta, the director's son Raymond examines the devastating effects that fateful conversation had on both Wright, and his loved ones.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; ; An Interview with Director Raymond De Felitta, Presented by American Express; "The Streets of Greenwood" a short film by Jack Willis, John Reavis and Fred Wardenburg; Additional Scenes with Commentary
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/6/2012
  • UPC: 767685276587
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Source: New Video Group
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 50,283

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Yvette Johnson Interviewee
Frank de Felitta Interviewee
Vera Douglas Interviewee
Katherine Ann Jones Interviewee
Raymond de Felitta Interviewee
John T. Edge Interviewee
David Jordan Interviewee
Marie Tribit Interviewee
Benton Johnson Interviewee
Margurite Butler Interviewee
Walter Williams Interviewee
Leroy Jones Interviewee
Grey Evans Interviewee
William Winter Interviewee
Charlot Ray Interviewee
Allen Wood Interviewee
Karen Pinkston Interviewee
Alix W. Sanders Interviewee
Silas McGhee Interviewee
Hodding Carter Interviewee
Willie Bailey Interviewee
Johnnie Walls Interviewee
Calvin Collins Interviewee
Jess Pinkston Interviewee
Erlene Smith Interviewee
Technical Credits
Raymond de Felitta Director
Steven Beer Executive Producer
David Cieri Score Composer
Moitri Ghosh Production Manager
George Gross Editor
Yvette Johnson Co-producer
Nicki Newburger Associate Producer
Lynn Roer Executive Producer
John Scheaffer Musical Direction/Supervision
Joe Victorine Cinematographer
David Zellerford Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story
1. Introduction [7:54]
2. Where The Story Begins [10:06]
3. A Very Warm Feeling [8:39]
4. Best Food In The World [7:20]
5. Mississippi '65 [11:50]
6. Booker Speaks The Truth [8:32]
7. A New Start [10:06]
8. A Police State [6:03]
9. The Shooting [5:45]
10. He Had Enemies [3:30]
11. Somebody Had To Stand Up [7:42]
12. End Credits [3:46]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story
   Play Film
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Interview With Raymond De Felitta Presented by American Express
      The Streets Of Greenwood - Short Documentary (1963)
      Additional Scenes
      Additional Scenes (With Commentary)
   Audio Setup
      5.1 Surround
      2.0 Stereo
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