Library Events Calendar

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option
RSS
Use the drop-down menu below to filter events by category.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (R)

Watch the film adaptation of this critically acclaimed, best-selling nonfiction book. Starring Oprah Winfrey, the film tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, the unwitting pioneer of countless medical breakthroughs when her cancerous cells are harvested without her authorization in the early 1950s.  While many important things have been learned thanks to her cells, the ethical implications of the harvesting have also led to decisions about privacy and patient rights. Enjoy free popcorn and lemonade at the film.
Return to full list >>