Olympia Federal Savings Presents Kids Club: WINDOW HORSES
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 – 34th Annual Olympia Film Festival
Olympia Federal Savings Presents:
OFS Kids Club
10:30a doors / 11:00a film
$10 GA / $7 Members & students / $5 for kids/ FREE for kids 12 & under!
Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a Poetry Festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she’d rather be in Paris. She lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Once in Iran, she finds herself in the company of poets and Persians, all who tell her stories that force her to confront her past; the Iranian father she assumed abandoned her and the nature of Poetry itself. It’s about building bridges between cultural and generational divides. It’s about being curious. Staying open. And finding your own voice through the magic of poetry. Rosie goes on an unwitting journey of forgiveness, reconciliation, and perhaps above all, understanding, through learning about her father’s past, her own cultural identity, and her responsibility to it. Window Horses adds more peace, love and understanding to our increasingly complex and conflicted world through art, poetry, history and culture.
Dir. Ann Marie Fleming / 2016 / Canada / 89 minutes