800 Aurora Street
Houston, TX 77009
7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Movies | Film
OUR IMAGE FILM AND ARTS presents a screening of ELZAat 14 Pews, 800 Aurora Street, Houston, TX 77009Tuesday, March 26th at 7:00pm Film Information:runtime: 80 minutes, French (English subtitles)Filmed on location in Paris and the French West Indies, ELZA explores the emotional journey of a young Parisian woman who returns to her native island of Guadeloupe in search of the father she has never known. Elza’s mother has tried hard to give her daughter everything. She is thrilled when Elza, the first college graduate in the family, completes her master's degree. But Elza breaks her mother's heart by running off to their native Guadeloupe in search of the father she barely remembers.
Questions of skin color and ethnic appearance within Black culture are dramatically raised as the story of Elza, her father and his family unfolds with dazzling cinematography on the lush tropical island of Guadeloupe.The universal themes of this compelling film offer hope for future generations of fatherless children.
An intoxicating soundtrack is woven skillfully throughout the drama.
Based on director Mariette Monpierre’s own life experience, this feature debut captures the passion and contradictions of a family in transition while offering a rare insider's view of Caribbean culture. For more information, please call 713-280-5225 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgOur Image Film and Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization
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