“Voices Beyond the Wall” Film Screening 3/12/18

Hyattsville Library Independent Film Series – a Cultural Exchange

Voices Beyond the Wall – Twelve Love Poems from the Murder Capital of the World (2017)
-89 min.

Mon., March 12, 2018
7pm – 9pm

University Christian Church
6800 Adelphi Rd.

Director Brad Coley tells the story of a Fulbright Scholar and the teenage girls he teaches. Our Little Roses girls’ orphanage in Honduras is a refuge from abandonment, poverty and abuse. But it is a home where a slow process of healing begins, and for one year where Spencer Reece encourages the girls to find their voices in the reading and writing of poetry.

Discussion to follow screening, facilitated by John Spillane. local editor and film maker.

Refreshments provided.

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