In celebration of Black History Month, Portola branch presents an Academy Awards film, Driving Miss Daisy. Come and join us with free popcorn!
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy set in Atlanta in the 1950's, a textile factory owner insists on hiring an ever-patient chauffeur for his aging head-strong mother. The Jewish woman and her African American driver eventually build a relationship over many years.
Starring Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti Lupone, Esther Rolle. PG, 1 hr. 39 min.