Big Read: Film Screening and Community Lecture: A Lesson Before Dying

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Books / Literature - Film/Video

Date & Time: Saturday, February 23, 2013
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School
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Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
101 Auburn Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Cost: Free and open to the public
Sponsored by: Auburn Avenue Research Library, a Special Library of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Description: In collaboration with the 2013 Big Read the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of the feature film adaptation of Ernest J. Gainess novel A Lesson Before Dying staring Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson and Mekhi Phifer. Dr. Lawrence Jackson of Emory University will facilitate a lecture on the novel and the literary legacy of Ernest J. Gaines after the film screening. Ernest J. Gaines's novel A Lesson Before Dying offers a painful yet inspirational tale of institutional injustice and personal redemption and addresses the biggest theme possible - how one affirms life in the face of death.
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Phone: 404-730-4001x100
Entered by: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

Created: December 21, 2012 at 9:29 AM
Last Modified: December 21, 2012 at 9:33 AM

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