SL10311: Film Screening: Trouble in Zion, a documentary

Trouble in Zion is an hour-long documentary offering a unique look at the 1838 Mormon/ Missouri War. The film retells a tragic piece of American history through spoken word, folk music, and even the vibrant pages of a comic book. It features intriguing interviews with notable scholars from history, religion, and sociology (such as Richard Bushman, Alexander Baugh, Richard Turley, and Armand Mauss) as well as fascinating encounters with contemporary Missourians who still carry strong feelings about what happened 170 years ago. Following the screening, the documentary’s director will discuss the film and answer questions from the audience.