Film: "A Lesson Before Dying" (PG-13)

Northeast Library

Film: "A Lesson Before Dying" (PG-13)

Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

In the 1940's South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of
killing a white store owner. A local schoolteacher visits the young
man while he’s on death row and helps him realize he’s not an animal
but a man with dignity. A Lesson Before Dying
is a television film released in 1999 by HBO adapted from Ernest J.
Gaines’ novel. The film stars Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson and Mekhi
Phifer. Discussion will follow film. Ages 13-adult.