When Hilde Back sponsored a young, rural Kenyan student, she thought nothing of it. She certainly never expected to hear from him, but years later, she does. Now a Harvard graduate and a Human Rights Lawyer for the United Nations, Chris Mburu decides to find the stranger that changed his life.
Inspired by her generosity he starts a scholarship program of his own, which gives a new generation of Kenyan students the hope of affording an education. With clarity and grace, A Small Act, bears witness to the ripple effect one singular action can have.
Secretary-General [Ban Ki-Moon] PRAISED [THE] FILM, for "highlighting the importance of giving all children an education in the fight against ignorance and bigotry."
—Michelle Kung, The Wall Street Journal
"A Small Act is such A POWERFUL FILM to use in classrooms across the globe. It demonstrates how individuals can make a profound difference in the world."
—Marc Skvirsky, Facing History and Ourselves
"A PRECIOUS AND INSPIRING TALE"
—The Hollywood Reporter
—The Huffington Post
—Christian Science Monitor