Mercy's Blessing
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May Taherzadeh presents:

Mercy's Blessing

General Audience 2017 30min

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In a rural village in the heart of Africa a teenage boy has a dream: to raise his younger sister and himself out of poverty. But when a twist of fate shatters his hopes, everything seems lost and he is faced with the ultimate choice.

Directed by

May Taherzadeh

Produced by

May Taherzadeh

Coproduction

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Sponsorship

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Official Support

UNICEF, EU, UNFPA, Film Association of Malawi (FAMA)

Category

Fiction

4.7 rating
437 Screenings
17.9 K audience
17.9 K total aud.
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Is there always a choice?

Two siblings. One reality. Few options... Nevertheless, a fraternal love in an african community motivated new point of views regarding cycles and cultural paradigms.

Experience the prizewinning short-film conquering the world! This can be the opportunity to discuss in schools, youth groups, common realities in various nations.  

"Nobody is where they are only because of themselves. We are all here because of the sacrifices of somebody else." May Taherzadeh

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19/11

19:00

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20/11

14:00

São Paulo, São Paulo | Fábrica de Cultura Cidade Tiradentes

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20/11

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21/11

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São Paulo, São Paulo | Escola de Governo

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21/11

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Várzea Paulista, São Paulo | Centro de Artes e Esportes Unificados

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26/11

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Arujá, São Paulo | Casarão das Artes

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26/11

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Arujá, São Paulo | Centro e Estação Cidadania

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26/11

19:30

São José dos Campos, São Paulo | Casa de Cultura Flávio Craveiro

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27/11

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São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo | Biblioteca Monteiro Lobato

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27/11

19:30

Itatiba, São Paulo | Biblioteca Chico Leme

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28/11

09:30

Santa Fé do Sul, São Paulo | Complexo Turístico, Cultural e Histórico

Avenida Paulo Nunes, s/nº - Centro Santa Fé do Sul/SP CEP: 15775-000

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28/11

13:30

Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo | Biblioteca da Vila São Benedito

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28/11

14:00

Amparo, São Paulo | Museu Histórico e Pedagógico Bernardino de Campos

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14:30

Santa Fé do Sul, São Paulo | Complexo Turístico, Cultural e Histórico

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29/11

19:00

Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo | Biblioteca Municipal Orígenes Lessa

Praça Comendador José Zillo, S/N

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“Mercy's Blessing...is a moving and profound exploration of the connection between love and sacrifice in the midst of social injustice.”

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Mercy's Blessing (2017)

Age rating: General Audience

This movie is available for public screening at Videocamp. Organize your screening by clicking here.

Directed by May Taherzadeh

Produced by May Taherzadeh

Coproduction --

Sponsorship --

Official Support UNICEF, EU, UNFPA, Film Association of Malawi (FAMA)

Category Fiction

Theme (title) Education Inspirational Gender issues

ODSs ODS 1 - No Poverty, ODS 2 - Zero Hunger, ODS 4 - Quality Education, ODS 5 - Gender Equality, ODS 10 - Reduced Inequalities, ODS 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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Synopsis

In a rural village in the heart of Africa a teenage boy has a dream: to raise his younger sister and himself out of poverty. But when a twist of fate shatters his hopes, everything seems lost and he is faced with the ultimate choice.