A Small Section of the World
a film by Lesley Chilcott
Monday 8th December
Tuesday 9th December
OSN and Sundance Channel invite you to a special screening of the film ‘A Small Section of the World,’ followed by a Master Class with Award-winning Producer and Director Lesley Chilcott.
‘A Small Section of the World’ is a story of passion and tenacity. It’s about women’s empowerment, the risky business of coffee, and how a cup of coffee can transform lives.
Sometimes big things come from small places. Don’t miss this special event.
A Small Section of the World is an inspirational story about a group of women from a remote farming region in Costa Rica, whose ideas sparked a revolution in the coffee growing world. After a crisis, the men of the village left in search of work. The women then came together to imagine a different future for themselves, their families and their community – by building their own coffee mill. They are the first women’s run micro-mill in their country. The film follows the impact of this remarkable story as it touches many lives around the globe. It shows how these resourceful women overcame adversity to change the culture within their small section of the world. A story of passion and tenacity, ‘A Small Section of the World’ is about women’s empowerment, the risky business of coffee, and how a cup of coffee can transform lives.
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 1 h 9 min
Lesley Chilcott – Mini Bio:
Award winning director and producer Lesley Chilcott co-produced the 2006 Academy Award winning documentary AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, and has served as producer on multiple other critically acclaimed films including WAITING FOR SUPERMAN and IT MIGHT GET LOUD among others. Lesley has won numerous accolades such as the PGA Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures as well as the Critic’s Choice Movie Awards, and the National Board of Review for Best Documentary. She recently directed A SMALL SECTION OF THE WORLD.