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Ann Arbor native's novel 'So B. It' hits movie screen at Michigan Theater - MLive.com 19 Oct 2017, 5:31 pm


MLive.com

Ann Arbor native's novel 'So B. It' hits movie screen at Michigan Theater
MLive.com
"So B. It" centers around a unique young girl named Heidi (Talitha Bateman), who with the help of her legal guardian (Alfre Woodard), decides to travel across the country in hopes of discovering more about her mentally disabled mother 's past. ( Photo: ...

Film festival to honor Alfre Woodard - Windy City Times 18 Oct 2017, 4:03 am


Windy City Times

Film festival to honor Alfre Woodard
Windy City Times
The 53rd Chicago International Film Festival, presented by Cinema/Chicago, announced that actress Alfre Woodard will be honored with a Career Achievement Award as part of the 21st edition of the Festival's Black Perspectives Program. The award will be ...

Adaptation of children's novel forgets to have fun - Standard-Examiner 13 Oct 2017, 6:45 pm


Adaptation of children's novel forgets to have fun
Standard-Examiner
Talitha Bateman plays Heidi, a bright yet sheltered girl who lives with her childlike, mentally challenged mother (Jessica Collins) and agoraphobic guardian (Alfre Woodard, doing what she can between panic attacks) in a modest Reno apartment. While she ...

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So B. It - Kokomo Herald (press release) 12 Oct 2017, 7:01 pm


Kokomo Herald (press release)

So B. It
Kokomo Herald (press release)
The film was adapted from award-winning author Sarah Weeks' book by Logansport resident Garry Williams and stars Jacinda Barrett, Dash Mihok, John Heard, Academy Award winner Cloris Leachman, and Academy Award nominee Alfre Woodard. The film ...

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'So B. It': Adaptation of children's novel forgets to have fun, while jerking tears - Washington Post 12 Oct 2017, 3:31 pm


Washington Post

'So B. It': Adaptation of children's novel forgets to have fun, while jerking tears
Washington Post
Talitha Bateman plays Heidi, a bright yet sheltered girl who lives with her childlike, mentally challenged mother (Jessica Collins) and agoraphobic guardian (Alfre Woodard, her character doing what she can between panic attacks) in a modest Reno ...

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Reel Time: Chicago International Film Festival celebrates 53 years - nwitimes.com 12 Oct 2017, 3:33 am


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Reel Time: Chicago International Film Festival celebrates 53 years
nwitimes.com
As part of the fest's Black Perspectives Program, actress Alfre Woodard will be given the Career Achievement Award on Saturday at AMC River East 21. The program "Tribute to Alfre Woodard" will feature clips of Woodard and a discussion with the actress.

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Film Review: So B. It - Film Journal 5 Oct 2017, 9:43 pm


Film Journal

Film Review: So B. It
Film Journal
The girl lives in Reno, Nevada with her mentally challenged mother (Jessica Collins), for whom she is almost herself a parent, aided by a neighbor, Bernadette (Alfre Woodard), who suffers from agoraphobia. Heidi has always wondered about her father and ...

Chat with the stars of "So B It" - CBS 8 San Diego 5 Oct 2017, 8:34 pm


CBS 8 San Diego

Chat with the stars of "So B It"
CBS 8 San Diego
(NEWS 8) - A New York Times Bestselling novel read by school children all across the country has been turned into a movie. News 8's Heather Myers had the chance to chat with the stars of "SO B. IT," Academy Award nominee Alfre Woodard and Talitha ...

Performances help heartwarming drama 'So B. It' overcome contrivances - Los Angeles Times 5 Oct 2017, 3:00 pm


Los Angeles Times

Performances help heartwarming drama 'So B. It' overcome contrivances
Los Angeles Times
... this uniquely titled picture follows Heidi (Talitha Bateman), a bright, spirited 12-year-old living in Reno with her autistic mother (Jessica Collins) and their kindly, agoraphobic next-door neighbor and caretaker, Bernadette (Alfre Woodard, superb ...

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Review: 'So B. It' Has Pluck, Charm and a Muddy Message About Disability - New York Times 5 Oct 2017, 11:01 am


New York Times

Review: 'So B. It' Has Pluck, Charm and a Muddy Message About Disability
New York Times
Heidi (Talitha Bateman) lives with her intellectually disabled mother, Mama (Jessica Collins), whom she cares for with help from her agoraphobic neighbor, Bernadette (Alfre Woodard). Her mother's difficulty with communicating leaves Heidi at a loss ...

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Alfre Woodard Bio


American film, stage, and television actress

November 08, 1952, (64 years old)

http://www.alfrewoodard.com/

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