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January 2019

Becoming Astrid

Sunday, January 13, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, happening 4 times

Cinestudio, 300 Summit Street
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Anyone who loved the red-haired, spunky and unconventional Pippi Longstocking will thoroughly enjoy this gorgeous Swedish film about the “real-life Pippi,” children’s author Astrid Lindgren. Born into a devout farming family in southern Sweden in 1907, Astrid (Alba August) somewhat miraculously develops into a free-thinking, imaginative teenager, and a strong willed woman ahead of her time. While an unintended pregnancy at 18 has the threat of shutting down her ambitions, Astrid fights to reject any feelings of shame. The sweet…

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