CNY Reads One Book Film Event: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 1/24/2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
 CNY Reads has chosen "Born a Crime" by talk show host and comedian, Trevor Noah as the book they are promoting for all of CNY to read in 2019. At his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. In keeping with the themes of the book, apartheid and racism, we will show "Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom", a chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. A discussion will follow.

Starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto
Rated PG-13 2 hour 21 Minutes

Cosponsored by CNY Reads

Location: Carman Community Room
Presenter: Cindy Hibbert