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Arts / Entertainment

Oscar nominated film 'Precious' Feb. 25

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.

Thursday, Feb. 25
7 p.m.
Lory Student Center Theatre

ASAP presents Precious, based on the novel Push by Sapphire. The film garnered six academy award nominations:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actress (Sidibe)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Monique)
  • Best Director
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Writing for an Adapted Screenplay

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.

Film summary

"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. "

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The $4 admission includes dinner, drink, and popcorn.  Open to the public.

Watch the trailer on YouTube. 
Questions? Contact Stephanie or Michelle, (970) 491-2727 or

Contact: Michelle Avilla