RBFS Around The World series presents "Marie's Story"

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RBFS Around The World series presents "Marie's Story"

Time: December 2, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Metropolitan Community Church
Street: 19369 Plantation Road
City/Town: Rehoboth Beach
Website or Map: http://www.rehobothfilm.com
Phone: 302-645-9095
Event Type: film
Organized By: Jeri Kaplan
Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2015

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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and Lewes Public Library present “Marie’s Story” as December’s film for the Around the World series. This German biography will be presented on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:00 pm at Metropolitan Community Church (MCC Rehoboth), 19369 Plantation Road, Rehoboth Beach. Doors open at 6:30 pm. The Around the World film series presents critically acclaimed, international independent films. This film is free and open to the public. Donations are encouraged.

Marie Heurtin is born deaf and blind, unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to their daughter, the Heurtins send her to live at a school for the deaf run by Catholic nuns. There, the idealistic Sister Marguerite sees in Marie a unique potential, and vows to bring her out of the darkness in which she was born. Based on true events, “Marie's Story” recounts the courageous journey of a young nun and the lives she would change forever. Winner of several film festival awards, Sean Axmaker of “Seattle Weekly” says, “ ‘Marie's Story’ is lovely and sweet, sad and uplifting... it satisfies nicely with vivid performances, beautiful imagery, and compassionate direction." [2014, France, Runtime: 94 minutes, Not Rated]

For more information, please check the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at www.rehobothfilm.com, call the Film Society at 302-645-9095, ext. 2, or call the Lewes Public Library at 302-645-2733.

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