DC Readers: Attend A Free Early Screening Of ‘The Woman King’

We’re happy to offer our DC readers the chance to attend a very special screening of The Woman King! The historical epic stars Viola Davis, Lashana Lynch, Thuso Mbedu, and John Boyega! The film is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

SYNOPSIS: The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…

The screening takes place this Friday, September 9th at 8:30pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring. If you’d like to attend, please RSVP at the Gofobo ticketing site here. Please remember all screenings are first come first served and you’ll need to arrive early to ensure seating.

Enjoy the show!

The Woman King opens in theaters on September 16th.

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.