Film Screenings

The Help | Black History Month Film

When: 2018-02-13 17:00 - 2018-02-13 19:15
Where: Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Entry fee: Admission is free, no reservation is required.

A timeless, universal story about the ability to create change. The Help is an American period drama film directed and written by Tate Taylor and adapted from Kathryn Stockett’s 2009 novel of the same name. The film recounts the story of young white woman and aspiring journalist Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan.

The story focuses on her relationship with two black maids, Aibileen Clark and Minny Jackson, during the Civil Rights Movement in 1963 Jackson, Mississippi. In an attempt to become a legitimate journalist and writer, Skeeter decides to write a book from the point of view of the maids—referred to as “the help”— exposing the racism they are faced with as they work for white families.

In English, with English subtitles, 146 mins.