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October 25, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Walden Media Presents

“A Celebration of the Human Spirit” Film Festival

In honor of His Holiness the Dali Lama and his historic visit to Birmingham, Alabama, Walden Media is proud to present four film celebrating the human spirit, the quest for freedom, and the power of individuals to change the world. Films are listed below and all films will be screened at either the Alabama Theatre or at the Birmingham Art Museum. Check times and locations below.


An extraordinary family adventure, I AM DAVID follows a 12 year-old boy as he boldly escapes from an East European prison camp and makes an incredible personal journey to freedom.  Fleeing with only a compass, half a loaf of bread and a sealed letter he must carry across the continent, David cannot foresee the dramatic odyssey that awaits him.  From stowing away on a ship bound for Italy, to facing his fears of the dangerous outside world, to the unexpected revelation of his true identity, David discovers for the first time the real meaning of courage, trust, laughter and hope. Written and directed by Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids,” “The Heat”) the film stars Jim Caviezel, Joan Plowright, and Ben Tibber. The film is adapted from Anne Holm’s novel for young people I AM DAVID is rated PG for intense situations.

Location: Alabama Theatre

Date and Time: Saturday October 25th, 2014, 2:00 pm

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October 25, 2014
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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