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05 March Sunday

Uncommon Grace: The Life of Flannery O’Connor

Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221 United States
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Despite her premature death at age 39, Flannery O’Connor left behind one of the most haunting and strikingly original bodies of work in 20th Century literature. With the rural South as her backdrop, she brought to life a string of eccentric characters torn between their worldly ambitions and the need for a more enduring truth.

This film traces the people and events that shaped her remarkable career, as well as the important role that Catholicism played in her writing. Featuring expert commentary and rare photographs, Uncommon Grace will give you a new appreciation for this highly celebrated, yet often misunderstood, storyteller.

Q&A to follow with special guests & filmmakers.

Documentary Feature - Christian
United States, 1:03:00

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Artist Bio

Bridget Kurt

Producer & Film Director

A lifelong literature junkie, it wasn't until Bridget moved to Atlanta that she began developing a particular admiration for Georgia native, Flannery O'Connor. That growing interest led her to produce and direct  Uncommon Grace, the first-ever documentary on the life of this celebrated novelist and short story author.

Uncommon Grace


March 5
3:30 pm - 4:33 pm
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Venue Name: Byrd Theatre
Address: 2908 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221 United States

Event Info

Director: Bridget Kurt
Writer(s): Daniel Kurt
Running Time: 63