The Butler - Special Film Screening

The Butler - Special Film Screening

Date: February 20, 2014

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The Butler is a 2013 American historical fictional drama film directed by Lee Daniels. Director Lee Daniels teams up with Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Danny Strong to tell the remarkable story of White House butler Eugene Allen (Forest Whitaker), who served eight U.S. presidents over the course of 30 years, and witnessed sweeping social change during his three decades of service at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family. The film also stars Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler was screened at Sacramento State’s The University Union Ballroom on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Co-sponsored with ASI Funded, Multi-Cultural Center, Kappa Alpha Psi. In support of Black History Month.

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