"Blood Done Sign My Name"

"Blood Done Sign My Name," a new film based the book written by Duke professor (and friend of Wofford's own Jim Neighbors) Tim Tyson will be premiering next week. Parts of it were filmed just across the border near Charlotte.

Rumor has it that the film will be showing in Greenville (S.C.) next weekend. Look for it in the Charlotte and Shelby areas as well.

Excerpt of IMDB synopsis (contains spoilers): "A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed..."

Audio: An NPR interview with Tim Tyson about the book, recorded in 2004.

Official Trailer:

Mini-doc from Duke U.:

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