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Jane Pittman
Film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Feb 4—Feb 10, 2022
Running Time: 110min Format: DCP
Directed By John Korty | 1974
Starring Cicely Tyson, Odetta, Richard Dysart.

A rare theatrical screening of this poignant drama following one woman from a childhood during the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement—a role that earned Tyson her first Emmy.

A rare theatrical screening of the acclaimed 1974 film, originally released as a TV special. Cicely Tyson earned her first Emmy for her star role in this epic and poignant drama, which follows Miss Pittman from a childhood during the Civil War through the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement. Adapted from the novel by Ernest Gaines, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman offers both a long view of life in the American South and a nuanced, powerful study of one woman’s struggles and triumphs.

GENERAL ADMISSION: $16
MEMBERS: $8 (free for Level 4 and above)