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New Releases Ruth Sokolof Starts Fri Jan 24 Special Intro Fri Jan 24, 7pm

Clemency

Dir. Chinonye Chukwu 113 min R

2019 NEON

Closed Captioning, Open Captioning (Accessibility Info)

Special Intro

Fri Jan 24, 7 pm | Ruth Sokolof Theater

Join us for a special screening with introduction by Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.

Showing one week only!

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Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard). As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill. — NEON

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Clemency, opening quietly in limited theatrical release amid bigger, noisier entertainments, deserves a wider audience than it’s likely to find: It’s a sterling piece of American realism, powered by the transfixing spectacle of a great actor (Alfre Woodard) at the peak of her powers."
—Justin Chang, Lost Angeles Times

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