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.