The Children of the Noon (12A*) +Shorts + Q&A

Part of: Global Health Film Festival 2017

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Global Health Film Festival: The Children of the Noon

The Children of the Noon deals with the universal subject of life.

The time passes marked out by daily activities for the group of children and teenagers in the orphanage of Nchiru, a small Kenyan village.

It becomes clear that their orphaned state and their poverty are not the only problems they share. A sudden death in the group reveals a dense web of pain, joy, friendship and hope.

Austria 2017 Dirs Olga Pohankova and Diego Fiori 81 min

+Six-year-old fears

2017 Dir Lauren-Anders Brown 14 min

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The Art of Change

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Can the arts change the world?

Our 2018 season The Art of Change explores how artists respond to, reflect and potentially effect change in the social and political landscape.