PELHAM, N.Y. — The Picture House in Pelham announced plans to host an advance screening of “Selma,” which includes a question-and-answer session with actress Lorraine Toussaint who appears in the film, Dec. 15.
Tickets for the screening cost $6 for Picture House members and $12 for non-members. There will be a post-screening reception with Toussaint after the Q&A, catered by Alvin & Friends.
Tickets for the reception are separate and cost $25.
“Selma” covers the three-month period before the signing of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (David Oyelowo) led a campaign for equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.
Toussaint graduated from Manhattan’s High School of Performing Arts in 1978, and has had a varied career since her graduation from the Juilliard School in 1982. She has appeared in “Hudson Hawk,” “Dangerous Minds,” “The Soloist,” “Orange is the New Black” and “Any Day Now.”
The Picture House is at 175 Wolfs Lane in Pelham. To purchase tickets and for more information on the theater, go online at http://www.thepicturehouse.org.