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Independent Film Night - "Foreign Letters" - a film by Ela Thier - Thursday, December 13th at 6:30PM

Join us Thursday, December 13th at 6:30PM for our December Independent Film Night featuring “Foreign Letters” a film by Ela Thier. WINNER – Honorable Mention, Nashville International Film Festival

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. Pollard Library Independent Film Night occurs on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.