Ellie Walton and Hawah Kasat/2015/59 min/People-Culture
Saturday, March 3, 12 p.m. [West]
Chicago Public Library, Austin Branch
Sunday, March 11, 11 a.m. [South]
St. Benedict the African Parish, Chicago
CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: When DC teens head into the mountains for eight days, they embark on a journey to break the cycles of poverty and violence and rewrite their future. As the youth play in streams and sing under stars, they become filled with new ideas and hope. But when they return home, the same old specters confront them. This award-winning film chronicles the youths’ struggle, but also their strength. Teens and young adults encouraged to attend. May contain heavy themes or graphic images. Contains strong language.