The Hate U Give (12A) (Matinee)

Saturday 18 May 2019
3:30pm - 6pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Director: George Tillman Jr. Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall Country: USA Language: English Based on the best-selling young adult novel of the same name, The Hate U Give is the story of a girl split between two worlds. Growing up in a poor, mostly-black neighbourhood but attending a rich, mostly-white school, Starr (Amandla Stenberg) struggles to keep the two parts of her life separate. This is intensified as her friend Khalil is shot by a police officer with her in the car, an incident which becomes national news. As she battles to get justice for Khalil, she must face the opinions of her school friends, all of whom are unaware of her connection to the shooting. This film is an intense and powerful insight into the struggles that lower-income people have to face in our modern political and social climate.