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Lunch + A Movie: Coming to America
June 21, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
We continue our salute to James Earl Jones with Coming to America (1988). Jones stars as King Jaffe Joffer, father of Eddie Murphy’s character Prince Akeem in this comedy/romance. Leading a discussion of the film is Ward Emling, Retired Director of the Mississippi Film Commission. He will provide insight into the movie and its importance to film history. Other films in the series include Sneakers (July 19) and The Sandlot (August 2). Coming to America will be screened tonight at 7pm at The MAX. Free and open to the public.