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Cinema at the Library: The Color Purple (2023)

May 17 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Hastings Branch Adult/Teen Programs

Join us for a viewing of the 2023 remake of the movie The Color Purple, based on the 1982 novel by Alice Walker that won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction. This musical period drama film stars Taraji P. HensonDanielle BrooksColman DomingoCorey HawkinsH.E.R.Halle BaileyPhylicia Pearl Mpasi and Fantasia Barrino. It tells the story of Celie, an African American woman dealing with the hardships of living with an abusive husband and living in the American South during the early 1900s.

The 1985 version of this epic coming of age story was directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Menno Meyjes. That film starred Whoopi Goldberg in her breakthrough role, with Danny GloverOprah Winfrey (in her film debut), Margaret Avery, and Adolph Caesar.

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic contact, sexual content, violence, and language.

Popcorn and drinks will be provided!


May 17
5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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