Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, January 30, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. We will be showing a recent film based on the bestselling novel “The Hate U Give,” which was also the 2018 Malden Reads book selection. The film stars Amandla Stenberg, Algee Smith, Regina Hall, Issa Rae and Common. The film is directed by George Tillman, Jr.
“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, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right” — www.imbd.com.
The New Yorker writes, “The Hate U Give is [a] rare movie … [a] distinctive and exceptional political film.” Forbes calls it “an Oscar-worthy masterpiece” and “one of the best movies of the year.” Rotten Tomatoes gives it a 97% approval rating.
This film is free, open to the public and accessible. Movie times are approximate. Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 for more information. Rating: PG-13 (133 minutes).