USA | 2010 | 100 min | PG
A 12-year-old girl (Khomotso Manyaka) fights prejudice when her family is ostracized by a South African community.
Director: Oliver Schmitz
Cast: Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane, Harriet Lenabe
Starfish Greathearts Foundation (Canada), which supports children in South Africa who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, will be screening Life, Above All, based on the award-winning novel Chanda’s Secrets by Canadian writer Allan Stratton. Mr. Stratton will be present to speak about the film and answer audience questions!
All proceeds will go to Starfish Greathearts Foundation (Canada), a registered Canadian non-profit organization.
Parents: please note the film is Rated PG – the original novel was written for young adults, so if you have appropriately aged children we invite them to attend as well.
General Admission: $25
Seniors, and Students: $25