“Just Mercy”: A powerful film about injustice

“Just Mercy”: A powerful film about injustice

Just Mercy is our final Reel Monday film this season on Monday, April 4. Tickets are available on Eventbrite: $15 for one movie (plus Eventbrite fees).

Click here for a review by Scott Hayes in the St. Albert Gazette.

Reel Monday is our 13-year-strong twice-annual movie night series bringing hand-picked films from the Criterion catalogue to the beautiful Arden Theatre. Your ticket sales cover the cost of the film licensing, rental of the Arden Theatre, and a donation to STARFest, the Library’s readers’ festival.

Just Mercy is a deeply moving film, a human story about injustice and justice and how intangible and ephemeral they both really are.”

Wenlei Ma, News.au.com

If you can’t attend but still want to support the Library, you can donate to us online via CanadaHelps!

Trailer for Just Mercy

Here’s our lineup of films for the Winter 2022 season:

  • Edge of the World • January 24, 2022

    In 1840s Borneo, Sir James Brooke defies the British Empire to rule a jungle kingdom and embarks on a crusade to end piracy, slavery, and head-hunting.

  • 12 Mighty Orphans • February 14, 2022

    During the Great Depression, Rusty Russell gives up a privileged position to coach football at an orphanage in Fort Worth, Texas; whipping his young players into shape, they soon become an inspiration to their city, state and an entire nation.

  • Ride the Eagle • March 21, 2022

    A man’s estranged mother dies and leaves him a conditional inheritance. Before he can move into her picturesque cabin, he has to complete her to-do list and step into his mother’s world as she tries to make amends from beyond the grave.

  • Just Mercy • April 4, 2022

    Harvard Law alumnus Bryan Stevenson perseveres to overturn the conviction of Walter McMillian and save him from a death sentence.

Reel Monday at the Arden Theatre

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