Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Film
  • 2/15/2015
  • 13:00-15:00
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Lawrence Public Library, The Commons, Spencer Museum of Art
Event Description
Watch the film adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s feminist dystopic novel starring Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, and Elizabeth McGovern. Immediately following the screening, enjoy a discussion on the differences between the film and the book and how the filmmakers portrayed the Republic of Gilead, a society founded on a return to traditional values and gender roles. Presented in conjunction with the 2015 Read Across Lawrence book The Handmaid's Tale. This is a qualifying event for students seeking Arts Engagement certification.