'Till' director condemns Hollywood’s ‘unabashed misogyny towards Black women’ after Oscars snub
Chinonye Chukwu, director of the Emmett Till drama "Till," in Chicago on Oct. 6, 2022. - E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS

The director of the civil rights drama “Till” condemned Hollywood’s “unabashed misogyny towards Black women” after her film was shut out of the 2023 Oscar nominations. Chinonye Chukwu’s biographical movie depicts Mamie Till’s fight for justice following the 1955 lynching of her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till. “We live in a world and work in industries that are so aggressively committed to upholding whiteness and perpetuating an unabashed misogyny towards Black women,” Chukwu wrote in an Instagram post after Tuesday’s announcement of the Academy Awards finalists. “And yet. I am forever in gratitu...