The Help with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Tate Taylor in person
AMC Empire, 234 West 42 Street, Manhattan
Unfortunately, Sissy Spacek will be unable to participate in the Q&A.Dir. Tate Taylor. 2011, 146 mins.
With Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer. The Help, about an author during the civil rights movement who writes a book about black women who take care of southern white families, is one of the year’s surprise box-office hits. Viola Davis, who has won two Tony Awards and an Oscar nomination, gives one of the year’s most acclaimed performances as Aibilieen, the maid who starts a quiet revolution in segregated “Jim Crow” Mississippi. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with actresses Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and the director, Tate Taylor.
Tickets: $20 public / $15 Museum members / Free for Silver Screen members and above. Call 718 777 6800 to reserve tickets or order online.