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Independent Film Night on Thursday July 14 at 6:30: Marie's Story

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Based on true events, Marie’s Story recounts the inspiring life of a young girl born deaf  and blind and the courageous journey of the nun who helps her to communicate with the world around her. At the tun of the 19th century, a humble artisand and his wife send Marie, their deaf and blind fourteen-year-old daughter, to the Larnay Institute in central France, where an order of Catholic nuns manage a school for the deaf. There, the idealistic Sister Marguerite sees in Marie a unique potential, and vows to bring the wild girl out of the darkness.

France/ 2014/ French with English Subtitles/ 94 Min

Director: Jean-Pierre Améris

 Please note that independent films are not rated by the MPAA and should be considered for mature audiences.