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Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing. While her cousin Elizabeth chases suitors for marriage, Belle is left on the sidelines wondering if she will ever find love. After meeting an idealistic young vicar's son bent on changing society, he and Belle help shape Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.
"What is right can never be impossible" Please join me and later for an discussion at dinner on the many topics this movie touches: racism, family, love, social status...to name the obvious. This movie has limited showing, please let's not allow it to just disappear.
The show starts at 7:25pm. This theatre is right by a parking lot and there are many resturants on chestnut(Amada, Buddakan, Barra), Walnut (Postitanos) and behind (Zahav which has a special) please let me know which one you want to go to as soon as possible to get a table. Vote by posting in the remark section when you RSVP.