SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH, 2017
MEET GUADELOUPEAN FILMMAKER- MARIETTE MONPIERRE
Mariette Monpierre was born in Guadeloupe, grew up in Paris and lives in New York. Her first feature “ELZA (Le Bonheur d’Elza) was the NY Times Critics’ Pick and won several awards. She just completed the TV pilot for a comedy series “Caribbean Girl NYC” for Flow Network and France Television.
CARRIBEAN GIRL NYC – Q&A
SAT, DEC 9 @ 7PM
RED CARPET @ 6PM
Pilot of an upcoming TV Series, Caribbean Girl NYC tells an immigrant story, in a millennial way, set in the heart of New York City–the ultimate destination. Directed by Mariette Monpierre, USA/ Guadeloupe, 2017, Comedy, 27 min, English.
BETWEEN 2 SHORES – FROM SANTO DOMINGO TO POINTE-A-PITRE-Q&A
Leaving their children behind and searching for a better life, two women arrive illegally in Guadeloupe, on French territory. 13 years later, they made a life for themselves and are legal but are still fighting to get the proper papers for their children to come and live with them. A sensitive look at the struggle of these women and the devastating impact on the children growing in Santo Domingo while their mothers live in Guadeloupe. Directed by Mariette Monpierre, France/ Guadeloupe/ Dominican Republic, 2017, Documentary, 53 min, Frensh / Spanish.
Q&A after the screenings and catered reception!
The actors and the crew of Caribbean Girl NYC will be present at the screening and they will participate in the Q&A!