The SFTV Dean's Office, in collaboration with SFTV Equity Council, would like to invite you to the November 10 screening of The Woman King, starring Viola Davis and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

The film will screen in Mayer Theater, inside the Communication Arts building, and will be followed by a conversation between editor Terilyn Shropshire and LMU faculty Dr. Cheryl Grills, Dr. Magaela Bethune, and screenwriting professors Michelle Amor Gillie and Stacy Spruill. This is a free event, and will be by reservation only.


House opens at 5:30 PM. Priority admittance will go to SFTV students who RSVP. 

Seats are not guaranteed.

The Woman King (Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood) is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…

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