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Manny’s: Movie Night: If Beale Street Could Talk
February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Manny’s will be screening Barry Jenkin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk” as part of Manny’s Monthly Movie Night!
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) dir. Berry Jenkins
Based on the novel If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.
Enjoy Valentine’s Day with us at Manny’s as we revel in James Baldwin’s classic love story about resilience, tenacity and hope. Nominated for three Academy awards (winning Best Supporting Actress for Regina King), Berry Jenkin’s silver screen rendition takes you on a whirlwind of emotions.