Rosewood | 1997

Drama, Period
After a white woman falsely accuses a black man of raping her, a lynch mob terrorizes the quite community of Rosewood.

Cast

... John Wright

Actor

... Mann

Actor

... Sylvester

Actor

... Duke Purdy

Actor

... James Taylor

Actor

... Aunt Sarah

Actor

... Scrappie

Actor

... Lover

Actor

... Sheriff Walker

Actor

... Fanny Taylor

Actor

... Jewel

Actor

... James Carrier

Actor

Company

American Humane Association

Production Company

Argosy Communications, Inc.

Production Company

Board of County Commissioners

Production Company

D Bassett & Associates, Inc.

Production Company

Production Company

Lake County Fire Department

Production Company

Synopsis

Set in 1923, the true story of the events which occurred in Rosewood, Florida after a white woman unjustly accused a black man of rape. Fueled by anger and racism, an angry white mob burned down the town and massacred its inhabitants. One man, the only white storekeeper in Rosewood, risked his own life by teaming with a black drifter to help women and children escape to safety.

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