When:
October 16, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cost:
$9; $8 for seniors and students w/i.d.; $7 members; $5 Insider Access members and above

belle_webReception, Talk & Film: Belle: The true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate daughter of British Admiral John Lindsay and an enslaved woman. Sent to live with her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield, she is treated almost as one of the family, becoming close with her cousin Lady Elizabeth. Belle, together with an idealistic young vicar’s son bent on changing society, helps shape Lord Mansfield’s role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England. 2013. UK. 104 min. Rated PG.

6:30 pm: Reception
7 pm: Film, introduction by Dr. Barbara Krauthamer, Associate Professor, Department of History, UMass Amherst

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ADDITIONAL SCREENING
Sunday, Oct 19 at 2pm (film only)

This film is presented with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, and The Mark Twain House & Museum.

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