Movies - Film/Video
Monday, November 19, 2012
7:00 PM-9:00 PM, 10:00 PM-12:00 AM
Mike Nichols directs Emma Thompson in this adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Margaret Edson. Thompson plays Vivian Bearing, a college professor who teaches a course on English poetry. Vivian learns that she has advanced ovarian cancer and only a short time to live, which gives her a sudden and dramatic insight into the importance of kindness and compassion.
Sponsored by: Difficult Dialogues Initiative at the Higgins School of Humanities
Suggested Audiences: College, Adult
Last Modified: September 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM