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Chelsea Fierce Female Series: Precious”
March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
One event on March 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Comedian Mo’Nique transformed to portray Mary, a hellish mother who abuses her illiterate teen daughter, Precious (Gabourey Sidibe). Despite continuous trauma, Precious finds support and starts to acquire her own agency. The film sparked intense controversy in the Black community about who gets to tell their stories and how. Winner, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Mo’Nique). Director, Lee Daniels.
Drama, 110 mins
Tuesday, 3/22 @ 7 p.m. with intro by Lana Garland, executive producer at Insibah Media (USA) and curator of Hayti Heritage Film Festival