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Schlesinger, Jillian, (film director,, film producer.). McAllister, Emily, (film producer.). Falk, Penelope, (editor of moving image work.). Dekker, Laura, 1995- (participant.). Sollee, Ben, (composer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 82 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Jillian Schlesinger.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring Laura Dekker.
Summary, etc.:
14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out-camera in hand-on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. In the wake of a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura now finds herself far from land, family and unwanted attention, exploring the world in search of freedom, adventure, and distant dreams of her early youth at sea. Jillian Schlesinger's debut feature amplifies Laura's brave, defiant voice through a mix of Laura's own video and voice recordings at sea and intimate verite footage from locations including the Galapagos Islands, French Polynesia, Australia, and South Africa.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Women sailors > Netherlands > Biography.
Sailors > Netherlands > Biography.
Voyages around the world.
Sailing.
Women adventurers.

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