Sep 14, 2013
Charter Oak Culural Center is thrilled to be hosting a very special advance film screening of The Watsons Go to Birmingham starring Tony-award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose
Set in the Summer of 1963, The Watsons head out for a family road trip to Birmingham Alabama to visit Grandpa Sands. When they finally reach Birmingham they realize that life in the south is very different from their hometown of Flint Michigan, especially dealing with race and civil rights during the historical 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. During that unforgettable summer, the Watsons find themselves caught up in something that will change their lives and country forever.
The Watsons Go to Birmingham will show at 7:00 pm at 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford CT with a meet-and-greet with Anika Noni Rose and book signing to follow.
Anika Noni Rose, a native of Bloomfield, CT, is an American singer and actress known for her Tony Award-winning performance in the Broadway production of Caroline, or Change , (Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical), and her starring roles in the films Dreamgirls, The Princess and the Frog, and the film version of For Colored Girls.
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