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A United Kingdom

Friday, May 19, 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 21, 6:30 pm
Monday, May 22, 7:30 pm
Running Time: 111 minutes
Rating: NR

A United Kingdom is based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.

Director: Amma Assante, Steven Hall

Cast: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael, and Terry Pheto 

What the critics are saying:

Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

Well-acted, solidly crafted, and all-around worthy, A United Kingdom presents an absorbing look at a singular true-life love story.

Scott Marks, San Diego Reader

Screenwriter Guy Hibbert and Asante pull off a precision balancing act, illuminating the intensity of the love the couple shared and never once allowing their romance to take a back seat to the issues.

Johanna Schneller, Globe and Mail

Director Amma Asante is carving a niche for herself, making gorgeous-looking cinema from untold histories. Her best asset here is Oyelowo.

Film Prices:

General: $10.00
Seniors, Students and Active Military: $9.00
Members: $8.00
Children 12 and under: $7.00

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General: $8.00
Members: $6.00
Children 12 and under: $7.00

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