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Just Mercy Movie

July 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT

Just Mercy

Rated PG-13  (2019)  Drama/Legal drama  2h 17m

A powerful and thought-provoking true-story, “Just Mercy” follows a young lawyer and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan might have had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley (Larson.) One of his first, and most incendiary, cases is that of Walter McMillian (Foxx,) who, in 1987, was sentenced to die for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a preponderance of evidence proving his innocence and the fact that the only testimony against him came from a criminal with a motive to lie. In the years that follow, Bryan becomes embroiled in a labyrinth of legal and political maneuverings and overt and unabashed racism as he fights for Walter, and others like him, with the odds-and the system-stacked against them.

 

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Date:
July 9, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
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Venue

Fischer Theatre
158 N Vermilion St.
Danville, IL 61832 United States
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http://www.fischertheatre.com/
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