‘The Hate U Give’s showing at Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. Monday. The feature will be “The Hate U Give,” a drama based on the best-selling young adult novel by Angie Thomas.

This acclaimed film, scheduled to coincide with Black History Month, has been hailed for its “powerful and timely message” and as “the most important story to have hit cinemas in years.” Starr Carter lives in two worlds: her poor, black neighborhood and her mostly white prep school. When she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer she faces pressure from all sides until finally Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.

“The Hate U Give” is directed by George Tillman Jr. and stars Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall and Russell Hornsby. It is rated PG-13, runs 133 minutes and is a 2018 release. This film showing is free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to bring their own snacks and seat cushions if desired.

The Moundsville Library is located at the corner of Tomlinson Avenue and Fifth Street in Moundsville.

Call 304-845-6911 for more information.

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