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Movie Night: Bronx Princess, presented by the SEEK Program and PBS POV
Start Date: 10/3/2012Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 10/3/2012End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description
Rocky Otoo is the Bronx-bred teenage daughter of Ghanaian parents, and she's no pushover. She is a sassy high-achiever bound for college. With freedom in sight, Rocky rebels against her mother's rules. When their relationship reaches a breaking point, Rocky flees to her father, a chief in Ghana. What follows is captured in Bronx Princess, a tumultuous coming-of-age story set in a homeland both familiar and strange. Her precocious — and very American — ideas of a successful, independent life conflict with her father's traditional African values. Reconciling her dual legacies becomes an unexpected chapter in this unforgettable young woman's education. For additional information, please call 718.260.5658.
Contact Information:
Name: Meira Jough
Phone: 718.260.5658
Email: mjough@citytech.cuny.edu
Rocky Otoo, 17, sits on her father's throne at his palace near Accra, Ghana
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Location: Atrium Amphitheater
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