‘Free State Of Jones’ Clips Including Five Minute Extended Preview

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FREE STATE OF JONES
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali
Director: Gary Ross
Studio: STX Entertainment
Release Date: Friday, May 13
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Website: http://stxmovies.com/freestateofjones/

Written and directed by four-time Oscar® nominee Gary Ross (The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit, Pleasantville), and starring Oscar® winner Matthew McConaughey, Free State of Jones is an epic action-drama set during the Civil War, and tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy.

Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

Knight continued his struggle into Reconstruction, distinguishing him as a compelling, if controversial, figure of defiance long beyond the War.

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