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Acclaimed actress LisaGay Hamilton talks with correspondent Tony Cox about a documentary she directed, Beah: A Black Woman Speaks. The movie is based on the life of the late actress and activist Beah Richards.

To be considered for an Academy Awards, Beah: A Black Woman Speaks will screen during the International Documentary Association InFACT Theatrical Documentary Showcase, at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood — 6360 Sunset Boulevard, at the corner of Sunset and Vine.

Screening Schedule:

Friday, Aug. 22 at 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 24, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 25 at 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 28 at 10:00 a.m.

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks will air on HBO in February 2004.