Amazing Grace film/discussion, Wed. Oct. 2, 6-9 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Rockland
|St. Peter's Episcopal Church|
|11 White St., Rockland|
|Mary Alice Bird|
|Oct 02, 2013|
|6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
Wednesday, October 2nd from 6 – 9 p.m., the public is invited to a free film and discussion of Amazing Grace at St. Peter’s Church, Rockland. Originally Of Men and Gods was advertised for this evening, but due to unavailability of the film - Amazing Grace will instead be shown.
Amazing Grace is based on the life of antislavery pioneer William Wilberforce. The film is directed by Michael Apted (The World is Not Enough, Coal Miner's Daughter) from an original screenplay written by Academy Award® nominee Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things).
The film stars Ioan Gruffudd (Black Hawk Down), Albert Finney (Erin Brockovich), Romola Garai (Vanity Fair), Michael Gambon (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), Benedict Cumberbatch (Hawking), Rufus Sewell (Legend of Zorro), Ciaran Hinds (Rome) and introduces Youssou N'Dour..