The Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs offers a free family movie night special event with the screening of The Watsons Go To Birmingham at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20. The film stars Tony-winning actress Anika Noni Rose and three-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier.
The movie is set in 1963 and chronicles a family’s journey from Flint, Mich. to Birmingham, Ala. where they encounter a very different way of life as they visit family there.
The movie was written by Tonya Lewis Lee who will attend the event. The current Mayor of Birmingham, Ala. will introduce the film.
The movie premieres on the Hallmark channel Sept. 20.