Black Literary Works to Movies Film Series
Date:Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 12:00 PM—2:00 PM
Event Type:Movies
Age Group:Adult (18+)

Each Tuesday, enjoy a feature film based on an African-American literary work. 

February 6: A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee and Diana Sands. Not Rated, 1961. This film is based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.

February 13: Fences, starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and Stephen Henderson. Rated PG-13, 2016. This film is based on the play by August Wilson.

February 20: The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey. Rated PG-13, 1985. This film is based on the novel by Alice Walker.

Funding provided by the Friends of the Covington Library.