A Raisin In The Sun

1961| PG| 128 mins|

Screening Dates:
Sun 25 August 2:15pm

Director: Daniel Petrie Sr.
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee

Adapted from Lorraine Hansberry‘s award-winning play, the stirring classic A Raisin In The Sun focuses on Lena Younger (Claudia McNeil), who has proudly raised her family in a crowded Chicago apartment. Her children (including Sidney Poitier) all have their own hopes and aspirations, but when Lena becomes the beneficiary of a $10,000 life insurance payment after her husband’s death, they come into conflict over how to spend the money.