Cecil Gaines was a sharecropper's son who grew up in the 1920s as a domestic servant for the white family who casually destroyed his. Eventually striking out on his own, Cecil becomes a hotel valet of such efficiency and discreteness in the 1950s that he becomes a butler in the White House itself. There, Cecil would serve numerous US Presidents over the decades as a passive witness of history with the American Civil Rights Movement gaining momentum even as his family has troubles of its own. As his wife, Gloria, struggles with her addictions and his defiant eldest son, Louis, strives for a just world, Cecil must decide whether he should take action in his own way.
Genre: Biography, Drama
Rating: PG-13 (for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking)
Runtime: 112 min
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
Виставка “Discernment” молодого американського медіа-художника Баєта Росса Сміта досліджує питання стереотипного та упередженого мислення, проблеми ідентичності та складність міжкультурної комунікації.
This week in WE@AH we’ll take a closer look at the origins of, reasons for, and controversies about Black History Month. Our discussion will also touch on some of the significant cultural contributions made by trailblazing African-Americans.
In this session we will break down the test structure for the listening section, and practice some strategies for sailing smoothly through it.
The workshop is aimed at providing University faculty staff who teach English Language courses or courses in English with a unique opportunity to hone practical skills for ELT with a special emphasis on developing writing skills.
Mike will talk about the Rules of Evidence and Criminal Procedure and how they impact criminal cases and the rule of law in America. Whether you’re connected to Ukrainian law enforcement, the judicial system, or are simply a fan of American crime shows, please join us!
Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past.
What is the cost of freedom? Discover with us, as we commemorate African American History Month with real stories of courage and sacrifice from the Underground Railroad.
DrumLine - сучасне популярне шоу в США, що збирає стадіони глядачів і вболівальників! Мистецтво, яке давно вийшло за рамки лише "ансамблів" ударних інструментів. В Україні маршові барабани все ще асоціюються з парадами. Час руйнувати стереотипи й рухатись у ритмі сучасності!