Screening co-presented with La Mission Permanente de la France auprès de l'ONU, l'AFFIN & French Movie Nights

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
6:00PM (doors open at 5:00PM) 

United Nations Headquarters

Conference room 2

Entrance : corner of 45th Street & 1st Avenue

New York, NY 10017

Director Xavier de LAUZANNE, 2016
France
88 min - Documentary
Cast: Christian and Marie des Pallières, Caroline des Pallières, Bertrand des Pallières, Isabelle Leibl, Eric des Pallières, Leakhena...
Screening in French with English subtitles

Panel discussion with:

. Marie-France des Pallièresfounder of Pour Un Sourire d'Enfant,

. Bertrand des Pallières, son of the founders of Pour Un Sourire d'Enfant, and Producer of the documentary

. Laekhena des Pallières, daughter of the founders of Pour Un Sourire d'Enfant, and Social Director of PSE

Today, they are twenty-five years old. They have finished their studies or have started to work. As children, in order to survive, they were scavengers in open garbage dump in Phnom-Penh, Cambodia.

 

That is where Christian and Marie-France, a French couple, met them over twenty years ago and began their inexhaustible fight to pull these children out of their living hell.

To date, they have given more than 10,000 children access to education, and helped them build futures.

This film is the story of an extraordinary human adventure....

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credits photos © DR

United Nations Headquarter

Conference room 2 - Entrance : Corner of 45th Street & 1st Avenue

New York, NY 10017

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