Private Screening | The Urban League of Philadelphia & Aramark Presents JUST MERCY

January 9, 2020

 

You are cordially invited to join The Urban League of Philadelphia & Aramark for a private screening of the critically-acclaimed film, "JUST MERCY". 

 

Tickets are FREE. Limit 2 per person. This event requires online registration. Please bring your printed and/or digital registration confirmation on the day of the event.

 

AGENDA

6:00 pm: Doors Open                                                                                                                                    

6:15 pm: Special Presentation
6:30 pm: Just Mercy Screening
8:50 pm: Post Screening Remarks

 

ADMISSION POLICY

ALL theater seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Seats are not guaranteed, only admission up to capacity. 

No one is to be seated after the film has been showing for 15 minutes.

PARKING: Discount parking at Auto Park at 2nd & Sansom Street (the parking garage at the Ritz East with entrances on 2nd Street and Front Street between Chestnut and Walnut). Price is $11.00 with validation when parking after 12:00pm.

 

ABOUT THE FILM:

Starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx and Brie Larson

"Just Mercy" tells the true story of young attorney, Bryan Stevenson and his quest for justice.

After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley. One of his first and most incendiary cases is that of Walter McMillian, who, in 1987, was sentenced to die for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a preponderance of evidence proving his innocence and the fact that the only testimony against him came from a criminal with a motive to lie.

In the years that follow, Bryan becomes embroiled in a labyrinth of legal and political maneuverings and overt and unabashed racism as he fights for Walter, and others like him, with the odds and the system stacked against them.

 

To learn more and register, click here.

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