Friday, February 7
(1997, Kasi Lemmons) “A country doctor called Louis Batiste has too friendly a bedside manner. An unrepentant womanizer, he is forever involved in steamy encounters. Everyone knows about it, including his beautiful wife, Roz, his fortune-telling sister, Mozelle, and the community. When his 10-year-old daughter Eve (the narrator) discovers her father’s illicit habits, things change.” – The Washington Post. With Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Lynn Whitfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Meagan Good, Diahann Carroll. 35mm print courtesy Academy Film Archive. Approx. 109 min.