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International Film Festival Dicussion -- Becoming Astrid (Swedish)

Event Type: Film
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 8/4/2020
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Watch the films on Kanopy, the Library's free streaming service and join us for a lively discussion. This week's film is "Becoming Astrid". Teenaged Astrid Lindgren, future author of Pippi Longstocking, leads a carefree life in rural Sweden. Eager to break free from her conservative upbringing, she accepts an internship at a local newspaper where she attracts the attention of its married editor. After Astrid becomes pregnant, she leaves home to give birth to a son, whom she reluctantly leaves with a foster mother. When the foster mother falls ill, Astrid uses her imagination and flair for storytelling to reconnect with her child. Official Selection at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Location: Zoom Virtual Room 1
Other Information:
 This is a virtual event using the Zoom Platform. To join, click the Zoom link below, or alternatively, enter the following ID into Zoom: 83360115459. You can also use the following phone number to call in: +1 929 436 2866
Contact: Kathy Degyansky
Contact Number: 914-422-1488
Link: Zoom Link