An advanced screening of the upcoming EMANUEL movie, was held at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night.
Survivors and family members of the victims of the EMANUEL AME Church shooting in Charleston, SC, co-producer of the film, Mariska Hargitay, and film producers John Shepherd, Mike Wildt and Dimas Salaberrios were in attendance.
Award-winning journalist Roland Martin moderated a panel discussion following the screening.
The event also honored the late Senator Clementa Pinckney and The Emanuel 9.
The EMANUEL movie will open in movie theaters nationwide through Fathom Events on June 17th and 19th only—the respective anniversaries of the shooting, and Dylann Roof’s first court appearance when he was forgiven one-by-one by his victims.