19th New York African Film Festival

Elza

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Elza
Mariette Monpierre, 2011
Guadeloupe/USA | 80 minutes

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Bernadette, a single mother in Paris, tries to provide her daughters with everything.  She is thrilled when her eldest daughter, Elza, is the first in the family to graduate from college earning a master's degree summa cum laude. But Elza breaks her mother's heart by running away to their native Guadeloupe in search of a distant childhood memory: the father she barely remembers. 

Series: 19th New York African Film Festival

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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