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Black History Month Movie

February 21, 2013

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Harlem Library
For ages 13 to 18 years

 

THE SOLOIST  

 

Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey, Jr., Catherine Keener 
DreamWorks Pictures; Directed by Joe Wright 
Rated PG-13; 109 minutes; 2009 

 
This biographical drama tells the true life story of musical prodigy Nathaniel Ayers. He dropped out of Julliard after developing schizophrenia and became a homeless musician on the streets of Los Angeles. A reporter looking for an article finds Ayers one day and develops a close relationship with the troubled but gifted artist.

 

 

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