A Small Act Theatrical Trailer (2010)

Theatrical trailer for A Small Act.

As the top-ranked student in his rural Kenyan school district, Chris Mburu had little hope of a future beyond coffee picking – until Hilde Back, a Swedish pre-school teacher, decided to sponsor him. Her monthly donation of just a few dollars ultimately paved the way for Mburu to go all the way to Harvard Law School and become a United Nations human rights advocate. When Mburu creates his scholarship program, he tracks down 80-year-old Hilde Back in Sweden and convinces her to come to Kenya to see the result of her generosity. To his surprise, he learns that his benefactor is a Holocaust survivor who fled Germany as a child, leaving her parents behind. In turn, Back is astonished to learn her small contribution enabled Mburu to go so far, growing up to fight genocide himself.

A Small Act follows the competition between three gifted students vying for a scholarship that may be their only chance to continue school and change their lives. Underscoring education’s crucial role in alleviating poverty and conflict, A Small Act shows that no gesture is too small to effect tremendous change.

Duration
0 min 53 sec

Views
6,581

Posted On
July 07, 2010
Director
Jennifer Arnold

Writer
Unknown or Not Available

Studio
HBO Films

Release
January 22, 2010
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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