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Video: Freed by Fire

Official selection of the 2018 Harlem International Film Festival.

“Freed by Fire” follows Molina, a 12-year old Malawian girl who becomes another child in a forced marriage.  One female chief is tirelessly working to stop it.

Film Commissioned by Vital Voices which partners with women leaders who have daring vision.

Direction / DP / Music – Michael Marantz
Writers – Isabelle Marantz / Michael Marantz / Noah Meisner 
Editor – Kimberly Pellnat / Daniel Boventer / Michael Marantz 
Producer – Noah Meisner
Malawi Producers Flora Thomas / Lameck Luhanga
Production – Already Alive and Hard Pin Media

Starring – Maureen Mvundula

Running time: 6 minutes

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