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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (R)
- Date: 09/30/2017 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Location: Bemis Library
6014 S. Datura Street
Littleton, Colorado 80120
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 >>