The Classic Black Cinema Series - Cry Freedom | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

The Classic Black Cinema Series - Cry Freedom

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
551 South Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-547-3700

(1978 - Starring Denzel Washington and Kevin Kline) Donald Woods is chief editor of the liberal newspaper Daily Dispatch in South Africa. He has written several editorials critical of the views of Steve Biko. But after meeting him for the first time, Woods changes his opinion. They meet several times, and Woods and his family began to get attention from the security police. When Steve Biko dies in police custody, Woods writes a book about him. The only way to get it published is for Woods himself to illegally escape the country.

Information & Amenities
Age Range:Adults (18+)
Discounts:Military, Senior Citizen, Student
Facility Amenities:ADA-compliant, Parking on site
Location:Center City (Uptown)
Payment Methods:American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Type:African-American, Film & Video
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Meeting Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Height Square Feet Banquet Capacity Theater Capacity Classroom Capacity Ushaped Capacity Exhibit Capacity Conference Capacity Reception Capacity
The Grand Lobby - - 2543.0 155 - - - - - 250
The Mezzanine - - 768.0 - - - - - - 100
The Performance Suite - - 1397.0 100 135 - - - - 150
Learning Center - - 911.0 - - 30 - - - -
The Rooftop Pavilion - - - 100 - - - - - 150
The Terrace - - - 100 - - - - - 150
The Boardroom - - - - - - - - 20 -