'A Wrinkle in Time' screenings will be free for underprivileged kids at select theaters

'A Wrinkle in Time' screenings will be free for underprivileged kids at select theaters

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Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time is expected to inspire young audiences around the world, and to ensure as many children as possible have the opportunity to see it Color of Change and AMC Theaters are teaming up.

Together, AMC Theaters and the nonprofit civil rights advocacy organization created the “Give A Child The Universe” initiative, which seeks to raise money to help thousands of underprivileged children see the movie for free.

The film, based on Madeleine L’Engle’s science fiction-fantasy novel, features a female-heavy cast with talented women of color like Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, and Storm Reid. Valuing the prominent representation of people of color, the “Give A Child The Universe” initiative wants to ensure kids of all races and cultural and economic backgrounds are able to “see images of themselves throughout the universe.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable | 'A Wrinkle in Time' screenings will be free for underprivileged kids at select theaters

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