MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
1935, Warner Bros. , 132 min, Dir: Frank Lloyd

The South Pacific, 1789. On the far side of the Earth from their home in England, the crew of the H.M.S. Bounty suffers under the sadistic leadership of its captain, William Bligh (Charles Laughton). Months from its return to port, the ship's first mate, Fletcher Christian (Clark Gable), realizes that many of the crewmembers will not survive the voyage unless he takes control of the ship. But his decision to mutiny means that none of the crew can ever return home in this enduring, true adventure filmed on location in Tahiti. Academy Award winner for Best Picture. Edited by Margaret Booth.


THIS IS NOT A MOVIE
2019, 106 min, Canada/Germany, Dir: Yung Chang

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Yung Chang (UP THE YANGTZE) follows veteran British journalist Robert Fisk’s storied and often dangerous career, from his early coverage of the "Troubles" in Northern Ireland to ongoing Middle East stories including Israeli-Palestinian conflicts and recent events in Syria. Despite his decades covering disillusioning world events up close, Fisk remains passionate and committed to journalism, and is living proof that knowledge and awareness still survive in an occasionally biased media environment. Nominated for Best Canadian Feature at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.


HARRIET
2019, Focus Features, 125 min, USA, Dir: Kasi Lemmons

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's (Cynthia Erivo) escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. With Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe and Vondie Curtis-Hall. “Cynthia Erivo captures the spirit of Underground Railroad freedom fighter Harriet Tubman with enough ferocity and feeling to set this biopic soaring. … It’s a big role, written with dimensions of sainthood that might defeat a lesser actor. But Erivo is up to every challenge, never losing Harriet’s compassionate humanity.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.


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