09
Mar
2017
Washington
Landmark E Street Cinema
555 11th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC, DC  20004
United States
 
ROTARY MOVIE NIGHT
 
Please join us this Thursday, March 9 for the 21st Ed O'Brien 
ROTARY MOVIE NIGHT featuring "A United Kingdom" 
starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike.  1 hr. 51 mins.
 
Film:    A United Kingdom
                   
Date:     THIS Thursday, MARCH 9, 2017
 
Time:     6:30 PM pick up tickets; Movie starts at 7:00 PM
 
Where:    Landmark E Street Theatre, 555 11th Street, NW, at E Street
                                METRO:  Metro Center
 
 
SUMMARY:  A United Kingdom is the true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse
Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo, Selma) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike, 
Gone Girl/Pride & Prejudice), a white woman from London, which caused an
international uproar when they decided to marry in the late 1940s just as apartheid
was being introduced into South Africa. 
     It was a decision that altered the course of African history. Directed by
Amma Asante (Belle) and written by Guy Hibbert (Eye in the Sky), A United Kingdom 
also stars Jack Davenport, Laura Carmichael, Terry Pheto, Jessica Oyelowo,
Arnold Oceng and Anastasia Hille.
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Critics Consensus: Well-acted, solidly crafted, and all-around worthy, A United Kingdom 
presents an absorbing look at a singular true-life love story.