Small Small Thing
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Showings
Hollywood TheatreSat, Mar 8, 2014 7:30 PM Event Date Passed
 
Series
Series:POWFest 2014
Promotions
Promos in Effect:Chinook Book (YES)
Groupon (YES)
Guest Pass (YES)
Member Guest Pass (YES)
Description

Small Small Thinge  { 85 MIN / USA DIR: Jessica Vale
At JFK Hospital in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Olivia is 9 years old, severely malnourished and handicapped. Believing her injuries to be the result of witchcraft, Olivia's mother had been hiding her for years. The doctors conclude her condition is the result of a brutal rape that took place when Olivia was 7 years old. When pressured to reveal her rapist, Olivia names her cousin. This diagnosis has severe consequences. Originally from deep in the jungle, Olivia and her mother are shunned from their tribe. They are left stranded in Monrovia at the mercy of President Sirleaf's government and the international community, facing the most difficult decision of all. What price are they willing to pay for justice? | Director in Attendance

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