‘The Red Cape,’ 1898 race riot movie to screen at local theater


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — 10 years in the making, “The Red Cape” marks the first successful dramatic recreation of the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot on motion picture film.

Maxwell Paige, an actor in the film, stopped by WWAY to discuss the film.

Take a listen.

The movie will be shown at the Pointe 14 in Wilmington starting next week.

For more about “The Red Cape,” click here.

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