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Film Screening and Discussion: "If Beale Street Could Talk"

Event Details

February 10, 2019
7:00 pm

Amherst Cinema
28 Amity Street
Amherst, MA
United States
Handicap access available

Come to a special screening of the film, "If Beale Street Could Talk," followed by a discussion with A Yęmisi Jimoh, professor of Afro-American studies; Emily Lordi, associate professor of English; and TreAndrea Russworm, associate professor of English.

Based on the novel by James Baldwin, "If Beale Street Could Talk" is the story of Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first-born child to term.

It is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families and their lives, trying to bring about justice through love, for love and the promise of the American dream.

Directed by Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, Medicine for Melancholy.)

Event Category

Film Film Lecture