Film & Discussion: The Butler

February 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
"The Butler," 2013
“The Butler,” 2013

Film & Discussion: The Butler: As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the Civil Rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events not only affect American Society but Gaines’ own life and family. 2013. USA. 132 min. Rated PG13. Directed by Lee Daniels. Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey.

The screening is followed by a discussion with John Motley, former Board President of the museum and The Amistad Center.

Admission: $9; $8 Seniors(62+) and Students; $7 Members; Free for Insider Access Members and above.

Related Programming:
February 13, 6:30 pm: Wil Haygood, author of The Butler, will speak at Renbrook School – RSVP here.

Presented in collaboration with Renbrook School and The Amistad Center for Art & Culture