Poster for Down in the Delta

Down in the Delta

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Maya Angelou Run Time: 112 min. Release Year: 1998

Starring: Al Freeman, Alfre Woodard, Esther Rolle, Jr., Loretta Devine, Mary Alice

The only film ever directed by revered poet Maya Angelou tells the story of a family fighting to recover from generational and racial trauma in rural Mississippi. True to Angelou, the film is simultaneously powerful and understated with phenomenal acting and a heart-wrenching plot.