Sunday Screening of Okay, Mr. Ray! and Ray Lum: Mule Trader

The Two Mississippi Museums will host a Sunday Screening of two short films, Okay, Mr. Ray! and Ray Lum: Mule Trader from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The run time for these films is 14 minutes each. The screening will be held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium. The short films explore the history of Mississippi, providing a glimpse into Southern manhood, community, and livelihood through the lens of a livestock trader. They also share an overarching sense of "place" and how the environment can contribute to the human experience. A Q&A with author Bill Ferris, Ashley Melzer, director of Okay, Mr. Ray!; Betsy Lipscomb, Ray Lum’s grand-niece; and Henry Harris, a descendant of mule trader Squire Harris. For more information, call 601-576-6850 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.