The film's director also criticized the Academy, calling out the snub on Instagram.
Till's accuser is now 88 years old, and has yet to be held accountable for his 1955 lynching.
The director describes the film as a "love story" amid balancing grief and outrage.
The text was made public by Historian and author Timothy Tyson.
The unserved warrant was located in the basement of a Mississippi courthouse.
Three Republican representatives voted against the bill.
"We have waited a very long time to bring this historically necessary important film to people," said Goldberg.
The sign stands along the Tallahatchie River where Emmett Till’s body was discovered.