The Help with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Tate Taylor in person
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.