‘Gone With the Wind’ screening cancelled. You know why - VIDEO!

A Tennessee theater cancels showings of classic film "Gone With the Wind" for its racial insensitivity. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


It's been running for 34 years in the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Memphis, but the August 11th showing of 'Gone With The Wind' is likely to be the last time.

You already know why.

“As an organization whose stated mission is to ‘entertain, educate and enlighten the communities it serves,’ the Orpheum cannot show a film that is insensitive to a large segment of its local population,” Brett Batterson, president of the Orpheum Theatre Group, said in a statement.

Read more at Commercial Appeal

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