Children of the Mountain

The Hunger Project New Zealand brings to you Children of the Mountain - a movie fundraiser in partnership with African Film Festival New Zealand. Tickets are $25 and includes one entry into our prize draw. Join us at 5.45pm for a chat and a winning chance in the prize draw! The movie begins at 6.15pm. Funds raised will go towards The Hunger Project’s work in ending hunger.

Date
Mon 18th Nov 2019
Time
5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
Academy Cinema, Central Library Building, 44 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD
Auckland

This event is now closed

In partnership with African Film Festival New Zealand, we bring you Children of the Mountain - a stirring story of a young rural mother’s social ostracism after she gives birth to a child with a deformity.

Essuman, a yam seller and a single parent, gives birth to a child with cleft palate, who is later diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The stress of taking care of a disabled child, being unable to find a cure, and being duped, taken advantage of, or mislead by various people claiming to help, drives Essuman to make a difficult decision.

This will be an eye-opening film into another culture and it’s historical traditions, and a powerful story about motherhood.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards our work in ending hunger.

Thanks to our partner - African Film Festival New Zealand.

The mission of African Film Festival New Zealand is to celebrate African culture through motion pictures and to bring out Africa’s diversity through films from all over that continent. They also provide an outlet for African film-makers to showcase and distribute their work globally, on a platform of equal opportunity. Find out more about African Film Festival New Zealand here.

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