Trudy Dusienberg discusses inspiration for her film

Director and producer of Obligated to the Truth, Trudy Dusienberg visited Action News Now at Noon show to discuss the screening on Saturday, Sept. 21

Posted: Sep 9, 2019 4:31 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Obligated to the Truth: The story of murdered student activist Marc Thompson.

On September 3, 2014, in a remote area, 28 miles from Oroville, the body of student activist Marc Thompson was discovered in his car which was engulfed in flames. Thompson had been shot numerous times.

The murder took place during the beginning of the Black Lives Matter Movement and within months this became a cold case.

The film directed and produced by Trudy Dusienberg reveals how Marc's death left two campuses and several communities in shock and a lingering, unresolved traumatic grief.

To read more about the film, CLICK HERE

Screening for the film will take place at the El Rey Theater in Chico on Sept. 21, at 7 p.m., doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the screening is $10.

The screening will be a fundraiser for the Marc Thompson Memorial Scholarship at Butte Community College in Oroville.

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