High school students get in free to showing of film on Toni Morrison

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 12:45pm

Story Location:
2 Theater Street
Damariscotta  Maine  04544
United States

An acclaimed film about novelist and storyteller Toni Morrison (1931-2019) is screening at Lincoln Theater Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 2 and 7 p.m. All high school students can see the film at no charge. Admission for non-high school students is $6.

This new release weaves together art, history, literature and personality and includes discussions about Morrison’s many critically acclaimed works, including novels “Beloved,” “The Bluest Eye,” “Sula” and “Song of Solomon.”

Morrison and her peers, critics and colleagues examine her life, her work and the powerful themes she confronted throughout her literary career. The film features interviews with Hilton Als, Angela Davis, Fran Lebowitz, Walter Mosley, Sonia Sanchez and Oprah Winfrey, who turned Morrison’s novel Beloved” into a feature film.

The film on Morrison is presented by Midcoast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in conjunction with Lincoln County’s People United Against Racism. It is the first of an anti-racism film series planned by People United Against Racism.

For more information, visit www.uumidcoast.org or call (207) 315-1628.