NRPL Film Series: A Raisin in the Sun

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Film/ Cinema

Age Group:

Teens , Adults
Registration for this event will close on April 1, 2023 @ 2:00pm.

Program Description

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New Rochelle librarian and film historian Chris Poggiali will introduce and discuss the 1961 film A Raisin in the Sun

This is the critically acclaimed film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's stage play, featuring several members of the Broadway cast reprising their roles. Following the death of their patriarch, the Younger family - living in a cramped Chicago apartment - awaits a life insurance check they hope will change their circumstances, but tensions arise over how best to use the money. 


Starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee; directed by Daniel Petrie – 128 minutes



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