Documentary on David O. Dodd and play about him to be shown at MacArthur Museum tonight

Hanging of DODTonight, January 7, at 6:30 pm, the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History will host a screening of the film The Hanging of David O. Dodd.

The 2015 documentary The Hanging of David O. Dodd tells the story of 17 yr old confederate spy David Dodd who is remembered as a martyr of the confederacy. In cooperation with the Weekend Theater, a play written for the stage by playwright Phillip H. McMath. The film blends the two and looks at how he is remembered 150 years after his death.

The movie was directed by Xuixa Lu and Will Scott.  The cast features Johnnie Brannon, Will Koberg, Jason Willey, Alan Rackley, Michael Pere, Hannah Lackoff, Tracy Tolbert, Jeff Lewellen, Aron Long, William Moon, Ryan Hoyle, Jerry Rice and Libby Smith.

The event is free and open to the public.