Thursday, February 4, 2010


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Sophie Okonedo in Skin

  • Sophie Okonedo in "Skin"

Born to white parents but bearing African features, Sandra Laing was the subject of a legal battle over her racial classification when she was barred from white schools in apartheid South Africa in 1965.

Sophie Okonedo (an Oscar nominee for Hotel Rwanda) plays Laing in the 2009 biopic Skin, part of ICE Theaters' Truth Be Told: A Celebration of Black Heritage screening series.

Sam Neill and Alice Krige costar. Skin screens Thursday 2/4 at 7 PM at Chatham 14, 210 W. 87th St. $5.

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