Monday, October 24, 2011 at 2:09PM
Thursday, November 3rd, The Bridge Hispanic Mission and the Footcandle Film Society will be presenting a FREE screening of the film "Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna)". The film will be shown at the Carolina Theater in Downtown Hickory at 6:00pm. There is no cost for the film, and an optional discussion will be held afterwards about the themes and messages shared in the film. The event is intended to raise awareness about the hopes and struggles of our local Spanish-speaking immigrants.
About the film: Even across thousands of miles, the special bond between a mother and son can never be broken. It gives hope to Carlitos, a scrappy nine-year-old boy whose mother, Rosario, has gone to America to build a better life for both of them. While Rosario struggles for a brighter future, fate forces Carlitos’ hand and he embarks on an extraordinary journey to find her. Critics and audiences alike have praised this inspirational and heartwarming tale of a mother’s devotion, a son’s courage and a love that knows no borders. Rated PG-13
We hope to see you at this special, free community screening on Thursday, November 3rd!