Fragile - Destined by Birth?
Ticket includes one welcome drink (Softdrink, Beer or Prosecco). Please show ticket at the bar. This film explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin. Best known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as ’A Wizard of Earthsea’, ’The Left Hand of Darkness’, and ’The Dispossessed’, Le Guin defiantly held her ground on the margin of "respectable" literature until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature. Her Noelia. Secret. Daniela. Alaishri. Four baby girls, born in 2005 into precarious circumstances in four different continents. Secret was born right after the civil war in Liberia. Noelia was born to an impoverished indigenous family in Bolivia. Alaishri came to this world in the middle of a tribal conflict in India, and Daniela, the daughter of a Congolese undocumented immigrant, was born on the floor of a flat in Sweden. In this film FRAGILE - Destined by Birth? - we follow them over the first year of their lives and then returned to find them again ten years later. In telling their stories, we also tell the stories of their countries. What has changed? How much of our destines are determined by birth?on, and more.