Film Screening: The Hate U Give
June 4, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm CDT
Breaking from our selection of Hall of Fame Inductees, today we honor Mississippi writer and Jackson native, Angie Thomas. The Hate U Give is based on the novel by Thomas and tells the story of an African American teenager, Starr Carter, who must stand up for what’s right after witnessing the fatal shooting of her childhood friend by a policeman. Rated PG-13, 2h 13 minutes. Doors open at 7:30pm, film starts at 8pm. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and watch the film from the courtyard and lawn. Free and open to the public.
Other films in the series:
7.23.21 The Muppet Christmas Carol (Jim Henson)
8.13.21 Bruce Almighty (Morgan Freeman)