Independent Film Night - Foreign Letters - a film by Ela Thier
12-13-2012 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ground Floor Meeting Room - Pollard Memorial Library (Map)
Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. As Ellie and Thuy become inseparable, they eventually hurt and betray each other. Based on the filmmaker's own experience, Foreign Letters is a story about prejudice, poverty, shame, and the power of friendship to heal us. U.S. | 2012 | Drama | 99 min. | English, Hebrew, & Vietnamese w/ English subtitles. Please note: independent films are not rated by the MPAA and should be considered for mature audiences.