BATH — Sagadahoc Preservation's Dreamland Theater will screen "Secrets and Lies" at 7 p.m. on Jan. 24 at the Winter Street Center in Bath. The film tells the story of Hortense Cumberbatch, a successful black optometrist, who is adopted and has chosen to trace her family history. She discovers that her birth mother, Cynthia Purley, is a working class, "downwardly immobile" white woman.
"Secrets and Lies" is a 1996 British film directed by Mike Leigh and starring Timothy Spall, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Brenda Blethyn and Phyllis Logan. Blethyn won the award for Best Actress at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival. The film won numerous other awards including the Palme d'Or and received five Academy-Award nominations.
The suggested donation is $5. Feel free to bring supper. Soft drinks and candies are available for $1 each. The Winter Street Center is the home of Sagadahoc Preservation Inc. For more information, email email@example.com.