director, "Country Kids"
Directed by the Austin-based Jason Outenreath, the documentary Country Kids examines the lacking education system in rural Nicaragua. With the Daniel Oretega-led Nicaraguan government struggling to live up to its commitment to education,Country Kids reveals how children in the country’s rural communities feel torn between going to school and helping their parents work their land and financially support them. Country Kids will screen 11 a.m. April 26 at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre during the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival.
Aired: April 24, 2014
Web sites: http://countrykidsthemovie.com/ and http://www.cinelasamericas.org/