Tonight (February 7) at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater, there is the chance to view Denzel Washington as the enigmatic and charismatic MALCOLM X. The screening starts at 6:30. Admission is $5.00
This movie is a part of the CALS Movies of a Movement: the Civil Rights & Social Change Collection.
The 1992 film is a biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader. It covers his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
It was directed by Spike Lee who also co-produced (with Marvin Worth) and co-wrote (with Arnold Perl) the film. Joining Washington in the cast are Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr, Spike Lee. and Delroy Lindo.