Monika Trailer (2012)
Just out of her teens, Monika's world is thrown into turmoil when an operation to correct her nearsightedness accidentally leaves her blind. Forced by her devastated mother to attend a school for the blind, Monika struggles with depression. However, through sheer determination, she learns to rebuild her life one day at a time. A beautifully crafted story about overcoming personal obstacles through inner strength, Monika offers hope and inspiration to anyone dealing with life's challenges. A 25-minute facilitated discussion on addressing sudden change and traumatic circumstances will follow the screening. Students will have the opportunity to engage with one another and a guest expert.