Location: UUCUC Fellowship Hall
Doors Open: 2:00 pm; Film Starts: 2:30 pm - Discussion to follow
Racial Justice Initiative group will show the Oscar-winning movie “GET OUT”. In this (R-rated) satirical thriller/horror spoof, writer and director Jordan Peele confronts middle class America about “nice people” racism. Discussion will be led by Joe Omo-Osagie.
“In a scenario described as “The Stepford Wives” meets “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), an African-American photographer, is about to meet his white girlfriend’s parents for the first time when he’s rattled to learn that she has not told them he is black.” ( nytimes.com )
“Racism doesn't always have to be virulent, it can sometimes take benevolent and malicious forms as displayed in this haunting and topical film.” (Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight)