Vigilante Town

“Vigilante Town” is a gripping documentary by filmmaker Wes Rolan, delving into the chilling events surrounding the murder of Roy Van Kleeck and the ensuing vigilante lynching of his killer in Panama City, 1939. Through meticulous research and on-location footage, the film exposes the complex web of local politics and societal mindsets that fueled this harrowing tale of justice and retribution. As viewers are transported to the actual sites where these events unfolded, “Vigilante Town” offers a haunting exploration of a community grappling with its own dark impulses.

Vigilante Town Wes Rolan

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