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Talk by Author Allan Stratton/Film "Life, Above All"

Time: 
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: 
Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library, 251 Dundas St., London

Chanda's Secrets is a suspense-filled novel about a teenager who fights to rescue the people she loves. Through his dramatic storytelling, Allan Stratton captures the enduring strength of loyalty, the profound impact of loss, and a fearlessness that is powered by the heart. Above all, this is a story about living with truth.
 
Chanda's Wars is the unforgettable story of a teenager who risks her life to save her brother and sister. Epic in its sweep, intimate in its humanity, it is a gripping tale of family intrigue, love and courage, forgiveness and hope.
 
Life, Above All is a emotional and universal drama about a young girl (stunningly performed by first-time-actress Khomotso Manyaka) who fights the fear and shame that have poisoned her community. The film captures the enduring strength of loyalty and a courage powered by the heart. Directed by South African filmmaker Oliver Schmitz ("Mapantsula", "Paris, je t'aime"), it is based on the international award winning novel "Chanda's Secrets" by Allan Stratton.
 
WHAT: Talk by author Allan Stratton about his books Chanda's Secrets and Chanda's Wars, and screening of Life, Above All, a film inspired by Mr. Stratton's books
 
WHEN: Monday, November 26 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Allan Stratton talks, 1-3 p.m. screening of Life, Above All
 
WHERE: Wolf Performance Hall, London Central Library, 251 Dundas Street, London