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‘Ray’ — Matinee Showing: Black History Film Fest at Darien Library

Wednesday,Feb, 17, 2016 @ 1:30 pm

Ray (2003) Starring Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Regina King, Clifton Powell, Harry Lennix, Bokeem Woodbine; Rated PG-13; 152 minutes. Presented with captions for the hearing impaired.

Movie Ray 2-12-16This biopic profiles the life of legendary musician Ray Charles. Despite humble beginnings and the loss of his eyesight due to glaucoma at the age of six, Charles, depicted by Jamie Foxx, would nonetheless become an icon in both the music industry and the civil rights era.

While the film delves into his problems with drugs and women, the bulk of the story details his career; among the highlights of that career are 12 Grammy awards and 11 R&B chart-toppers, such as “Unchain My Heart,” “Hit the Road, Jack,” “Georgia,” “Doin’ the Mess Around,” and “Hallelujah I Just Love Her So.”

For more information, please watch the film’s trailer.  Check out what else we’re screening.

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Date:
Wednesday,Feb, 17, 2016
Time:
1:30 pm
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Darien Library
1441 Post Rd.
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Phone:
203-655-1234
Website:
http://www.darienlibrary.org