Mississippi Madam: The Life of Nellie Jackson
Directed By Timothy Givens and Mark K. Brockaway
Showing On: Friday, July 27
Run Time: 1:21:00
In 1902 Nellie Jackson, an African-American woman born into poverty in Possum Corner, Miss., travels north to Natchez and opens “Nellie’s,” a brothel she ran for more than 60 years with full knowledge of police and Natchez officials until a fiery end one hot July night in 1990.