I was never a huge fan of BSB, but there is no doubt that their music inflicted much of my childhood and early teenage years. Although I refused to be recognized as a BSB fan, I was easily up on my feet when they started to sing many of their old well-known songs.
Precious tells the story of a 16-year-old girl who happens to be obese, illiterate and pregnant for the second time. She seems to be good at math, but this doesn’t seem to stop the principal of her school from kicking her out and letting her enroll for alternative schooling, where she meets other problem girls as well as Ms. Rain.
This year was the festival’s 20th anniversary, so it was supposed to be a good one. Looking at the movie list, I must say that they didn’t disappoint. There was a great mix of movies from all over the world, although Africa was underrepresented and Asia got a bigger representation.