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February 23, 2010
The 2009 movie, 'Precious,' based on the novel, 'Push,' by Sapphire, won six Oscar nominations. ASAP will host the film on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Theatre. The price of admission ($4) includes dinner, drink, and popcorn.
Join us in watching as Precious (portrayed by actress Gabourey Sidibe), a young woman living in Harlem, gets through her challenges as a teen mom and attending alternative school.
"The film follows the life of a black schoolgirl from a violent family who has reached the age of 16 without being able to read or write. Repeatedly beaten up and sexually abused at home, she is offered a stab at happiness via a special-needs school and a selection of helpful social workers. "
- From Telegraph.co.uk
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