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AIFF Screens "A Thousand Mothers"

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The pink robes of the Buddhist nuns in Myanmar (Burma) grab the eyes instantly. 

The stories of the nuns grab many hearts as well. 

And those stories are told in "A Thousand Mothers," a documentary film shown this week at the Ashland Independent Film Festival.  Producer Joanne Feinberg, the festival's former programmer, visits with director Kim Shelton.

 

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