Mississippi Remixed: A fresh look at race relations in the Deep South

Welcome

Mississippi ReMixed tells the personal story of Canadian, Myra Ottewell, who returns to her birthplace in Jackson, Mississippi determined to celebrate the great racial transformations in the state since the 1960s, but discovers that understanding race relations is far more complicated than she bargained for. Mixed with rarely seen archival footage, the controversial documentary explores the state of race relations today, celebrates the transformations occurring, and exposes the struggles and successes Mississippi is having with integration today.

Mississippi ReMixed is a documentary about the current state of race relations in Mississippi.

The whole issue of race is complex.

It’s the stickiest, thorniest issue that this country has ever faced, and continues to face. And it’s why it’s so important that we deal with it honestly, and candidly, and in terms of not having illusions about the differences that separate us, but at the same time, not having illusions either, about the bonds that unify us.

Former Governor William Winter