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Cinema Without Borders: Films about Civic Action: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Screening Information

Monday, December 4, 2017

5 p.m.

UK Athletics Auditorium
W. T. Young Library

Additional Year of Civics & Citizenship Activities

More European Films

University of Kentucky Libraries has an extensive video collection located in Audio Visual Services in the Hub.  The collection includes documentaries as well as award winning films from around the world.  You can find these films by title, language, country or director through InfoKat Discovery. Videos can be checked out for 7 days with a UK id or library card. You can also find additional information on films by by using the Film Resources guide.

Film #4

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Screening date: December 4

An African-American woman unwittingly becomes a medical pioneer when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the 1950s.  Directed by George C. Wolfe.



About the Director


 George C. Wolfe