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Saturday, July 23, 2005

CHILDREN UNDERGROUND



CHILDREN UNDERGROUND is a profoundly intimate and heart-wrenching drama -- an Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature in 2001, and winner at nearly every major documentary film festival across the country.In a style that is altogether shocking, brutal, and deeply humanistic, filmmaker Edet Belzberg transports us to the streets of Bucharest, Romania, where we are introduced to a “family” of five homeless children begging on the streets and living in subway tunnels, drug addicted, and painfully unaware of the cruel horrors of their soul-crushing existence. As the children’s story unfolds, the windows to their individual lives open up, revealing a harrowing day-to-day struggle for survival.

Runtime: 104 min
Directed byEdet Belzberg

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