ORUCC–Movie Group, March 9, 7 pm

Movie Group Returns!
Thursday, March 9, 7:00 pm
Oakwood Village in the Art’s Center

Join us to Watch the Film: “Mudbound”
With Discussion to Follow
Set in the rural American South during World War II, Mudbound is a 2017 American historical drama film directed by Dee Rees. It was written by Rees and Virgil Williams, The film depicts two World War II veterans – one white, one black – who return to rural Mississippi each to address racism and PTSD in his own way. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2017.
Critics praised its screenplay and direction, and the cast’s performances.  At the 90th Academy Awards, the film earned four nominations: Best Supporting Actress for Blige; Best Original Song for Blige, Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson (Blige became the first person to ever be nominated for both acting and songwriting in the same year); Best Adapted Screenplay for Rees and Virgil Williams (Rees became the first Black woman to ever be nominated) and Best Cinematography, which made Rachel Morrison the first woman to ever be nominated in the category. The film is rated R.  A discussion will follow in the Sun Room.
Easy parking.  Enter Oakwood at the Island Drive traffic signal, immediately turn right.  Find the Arts parking area and enter through the door facing the parking area.
Contact Steve Sheets [email protected], or Doug Loving [email protected], with any questions.