Free State of Jones | 2016

Drama, Action
The true story of Southern farmer Newt Knight, who launched an uprising in Mississippi that causes the state to secede from the Confederacy.

Cast

... Newton Knight

Actor

... Rachel

Actor

... Serena Knight

Actor

... Moses Washington

Actor

... Jasper Collins

Actor

... Will Sumrall

Actor

... Daniel

Actor

... Elias Hood

Actor

... Lt. Barbour

Actor

... Davis Knight

Actor

... Mary/Yeoman Farmer

Actor

... James Eakins

Actor

Company

4th Creative Party

Production Company

Production Company

Production Company

B Voland International

Production Company

Production Company

Bluegrass Films

Production Company

Synopsis

Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Southern farmer Newt Knight launches an uprising that leads Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. Knight continues his struggle into Reconstruction and distinguishes him as a compelling, if controversial, figure of defiance long after the war. Based on a true story.

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