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Movie (Children & YA)
Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Heights Branch Library

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SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

 

FEBRUARY 1                        THE HATE U GIVE

Rated PG-13. 2 hours, 13 minutes.

Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, she must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.

Starring: Amandla SternbergRegina Hall and Russell Hornsby.

 

FEBRUARY 15                     AKEELAH AND THE BEE

Rated PG. 1 hour, 52 minutes.

Eleven-year-old Akeelah is surrounded by problems in her family, school, and neighborhood. But when she unexpectedly wins a spelling bee, she realizes she has an opportunity to make a positive change for herself.

Starring: Keke PalmerAngela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne.

 

FEBRUARY 29                     QUEEN OF KATWE

Rated PG. 2 hours, 4 minutes.

Growing up in the slums of Kampala is a constant struggle for young Phiona and her family. But her world changes one day when she meets a teacher who nurtures her talent for chess and helps her rise to become a top player.

Starring: Madina NalwangaDavid Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.

 

SATURDAYS, 2 P.M.

The Heights Branch Library

14 Zabriskie Street

Jersey City, NJ 07307

201-547-4556

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