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BELFAST, UK: The Cinemagic International Film Festival for Young People

  • CRESCENT ARTS CENTER 2-4 University Road Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1GY United Kingdom (map)

OCTOBER 25th
THE CRESCENT ARTS CENTER

GET TICKETS:
http://www.wegottickets.com/event/415255

ABOUT:
This is not your average coming-of-age story but an important one to tell. Meet Daje Shelton, a 17-year-old girl who finds herself in a court-supervised alternative high school. Although she is focused on making a better future, she finds her focus drawn back to her rough St. Louis neighborhood and the loss of friends to gun violence. The all-too-familiar fate of black teenagers is underlined when Daje gives birth to a baby boy she names Akeem. He comes to represent the strength, resilience, and determination it takes to survive.