The award-winning documentary “Wilmington on Fire” makes its Washington State debut at The Northwest African American Museum to commemorate the 140th year of the end of Reconstruction, March, 30 1877. “Wilmington on Fire” is a documentary about the 1898 massacre in Wilmington, NC that unseated a multi-racial elected government which led to Jim Crow Segregation. A talkback with filmmaker, Christopher Everett, will follow the screening.
Christopher Everett is a writer, film director and film producer from Laurinburg, North Carolina. He has experience in film, graphic arts and marketing. He is a 2002 graduate of King’s College in Charlotte, North Carolina with a degree in Graphic Design & Graphic Arts. He recently directed his first feature-length documentary film entitled “Wilmington on Fire” which chronicles the 1898 Wilmington Massacre in Wilmington, North Carolina.