Jacksonville Public Library Event Calendar


Date: 9/18/2021
Time: 2:00 PM -
Title: Movie Matinee for Adults: 'Judas and the Black Messiah'
Contact: Sarah,
Location: Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Description: Join the library for a screening of Judas and the Black Messiah. FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O'Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton's political prowess grows just as he's falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands? (Rating: R) 

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