BRITE Movie Night: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Feb 28, 2020
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6:00pm–9:00pm
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The Black Researchers' Initiative to Empower presents the screening of the movie, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a drama television film directed by George C. Wolfe and starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. It is based on the book of the same name by Rebecca Skloot and documents the story of Henrietta Lacks, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer in the 1950s, and whose cancer cells (later known as HeLa) would change the course of cancer treatment.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Event is free of charge, but must RSVP on eventbrite.

Location
Robarts Library - Theatre Room 3025
130 St. George Street
Toronto
M5S 1A5
Contact
Ikran Ali
647-914-1454
2020-02-28 23:00:00 2020-02-29 02:00:00 UTC BRITE Movie Night: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Black Researchers' Initiative to Empower presents the screening of the movie, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a drama television film directed by George C. Wolfe and starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. It is based on the book of the same name by Rebecca Skloot and documents the story of Henrietta Lacks, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer in the 1950s, and whose cancer cells (later known as HeLa) would change the course of cancer treatment.Doors open at 6:00 p.m.Event is free of charge, but must RSVP on eventbrite. 130 St. George Street - Robarts Library - Theatre Room 3025 ikran.ali@mail.utoronto.ca