'To Kill a Mockingbird'

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'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Adaptive Services Banned Books Week Screening

Image of "To kill a mockingbird" DVD coverIn honor of the 2014 Banned Books Week celebration, The Adaptive Services Division will present an audio described screening of To Kill a Mockingbird.

This movie, which won three Oscars, is based on a work of Harper Lee's novel. It provides insight into the racial tensions in an Alabama town circa 1930; with emphasis on Atticus Finch, a lawyer in a racially divided town who agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman.
                    
Date:
Monday, Sept. 22
Time:  6 p.m.
Venue: Adaptive Services Department, Room 215
 
The movie screening is open to the general public and will feature audio description. Limited seating is available.  

This item is available on DVD in the DC Public Library collection and as Descriptive Video (DVS 00527) from the DC Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped collection.

For more information, please call 202-727-2142, or email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.