About the program
"He said that sooner or later the temptation to go after birds would be too much, and that I could shoot all the Blue jays I wanted, if I could get 'em; but to remember it was a sin to kill a Mockingbird..."
Adapted from Harper Lee’s classic novel, this screen adaptation highlights themes of racism, identity and childhood. After the film, students explore social and historical context, themes and narrative techniques.
This program runs for approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes. This includes a screening of the film, a short interval and a 40 minute lecture.
Robert Mulligan, 129 mins, USA, 1962, PG