The title for The Hate U Give comes from a memorable acronym popularized by rappers such as Tupac. Put the first letters of each word together and you get THUG. This is not a celebration but a biting commentary offered by the film, based on the acclaimed YA novel of the same name. When Starr witnesses the shooting of her best friend from childhood by a police officer, it shatters her communities—the one where she attends school and the impoverished neighborhood where she lives—and forces her make some hard decisions about her place in the larger world. Featuring a star-studded cast and a gripping plot worthy of the best melodramas, The Hate U Give may feel like an anti-summer movie. But really it’s a movie that demands to be seen any season.
Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30PM
TICKETS $6 • $5 BAC Members