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Young People’s Global Film Series: Fanny’s Journey

Event Info
Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 6:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink

Teen Film - Recommended for Ages 12 and Above (In French with English subtitles)

Based on a true story, Fanny’s Journey tells the compelling tale of a daring 13-year-old girl who will stop at nothing to save herself, her two sisters, and a group of young Jewish children from the Nazis. In 1943, Fanny and her sisters are sent from their home in France to live in an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis make their way to Italy, Fanny must lead the children to freedom in Switzerland.

France; Not Rated (some Nazi cruelty and threat of death); Directed by Lola Doillon (2016); 94 minutes

About the Young People’s Global Film Series

An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a series featuring films from Ireland, Australia, France, South Africa and Mexico. Dr. John Pfeifer will present a brief introduction prior to each film.


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