“A WRINKLE IN TIME” at the REACH – OWOV Ava DuVernay Festival
Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg’s classmate Calvin O’Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe. Based on Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel. Stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, David Oyelowo, Mindy Kahling. (Feature, 1hr., 49 min.)
Film and Q&A with A Wrinkle In Time producer Catherine Hand
Presented by the John F. Kennedy Center DIRECT CURRENT Festival in collaboration with the OneWoman One Vote 2020 Festival, Ava DuVernay, America’s highest grossing black female director to date, will have selections from her distinguished filmography, including A Wrinkle in Time (2018), Selma (2014), and August 28 (2016), screened at the Kennedy Center REACH as part of a citywide retrospective of her work, with support from the Mayor’s Commission on Television, Film, Media and Entertainment.