Award-Winning Movie Night: ROMAN J. ISRAEL
Roman J. Israel, Esq. is set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when his mentor, a civil rights icon, dies. When he is recruited to join a firm led by one of the legendary man’s former students – the ambitious lawyer George Pierce (Colin Farrell) – and begins a friendship with a young champion of equal rights (Carmen Ejogo), a turbulent series of events ensue that will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test. Rated PG-13; 120 min. Sponsored by Friends of BML. Snacks are welcome.
- Tuesday, August 21, 2018
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm
- Brighton - Learning Center
- Brighton Memorial Library