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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
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Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 6:00 PM
A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiance innocent of a crime while carrying their first child. From Barry Jenkins, director of Moonlight.
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General Admission Adult Evening - $9.00
General Admission Seniors (60+) - $6.50
General Admission UI Student (with valid ID) - $6.50
General Admission Children (12 and younger) - $6.50

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Please note there will be a captioned screening of If Beale Street Could Talk for the deaf and hard of hearing on Saturday, January 19 at 12:30PM. Tickets for that screening can be purchased here!

"Contains multitudes." - K. Austin Collins, Vanity Fair

"A work of social realism elevated to poetic heights by the sheer beauty of its voice and the humanism of its spirit."  
- Peter Debruge, Variety

"Achingly beautiful, each frame artfully composed and each song choice thoughtfully matched." - Benjamin Lee, the Guardian

NOMINEE - Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Screenplay
WINNER - Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Regina King)
WINNER - AFI: Movie of the Year
NOMINEE - Independent Spirit Awards: Best Supporting Female, Best Feature, Best Director

Based on the novel by James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk is the story of Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover's innocence while carrying their first born child to term. It is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families and their lives, trying to bring about justice through love, for love and the promise of the American dream. Directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight).