[02/27/17 - 08:00 AM] Amazon Original Special "An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance" to Premiere on Prime Video Friday, March 24 Set in 1976 San Francisco, Ivy Ling (Nina Lu) is a 10-year-old Chinese-American girl who struggles with finding a balance between her two cultural identities: Chinese and American.
[via press release from Amazon]
Amazon Original Special "An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance" to Premiere on Prime Video Friday, March 24
On Friday, March 24, Amazon Original Special An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance, is set to launch on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany and Austria.
Set in 1976 San Francisco, Ivy Ling (Nina Lu, BUNK'D) is a 10-year-old Chinese-American girl who struggles with finding a balance between her two cultural identities: Chinese and American. With her family's Chinese traditions and obligations, she wishes to be like her all-American best friend, Julie Albright (Hannah Nordberg, General Hospital). When her gymnastics tournament and family's big Chinese New Year dinner land on the same day, Ivy relies on Julie to guide her with a difficult choice. The special also stars Gwendoline Yeo (American Crime) and Lance Lim (School of Rock).
The first two original American Girl specials for Prime Video, An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win and An American Girl Story - Maryellen 1955: Extraordinary Christmas, were based on the characters Melody Ellison and Maryellen Larkin from the BeForever historical-inspired character line. Both specials are currently available to stream on Prime Video.
An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win recently won several awards including a Parents' Choice Gold Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children's Program, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs, and a Humanitas Prize in the Children's Live Action Category.
An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance will be available for Prime members to stream and enjoy using the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices, or online at www.amazon.com/originals, at no additional cost to their membership. Customers who are not already a Prime member can sign up for a free trial at www.amazon.com/prime. For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.
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