Memoirs of a Black Girl



synopsis

In this coming-of-age film, Aisha Johnson, an astute and ambitious student, is one of the finalists for the coveted Conrad Scholarship. Aisha’s goal is to earn the top prize. But one day when Aisha tries to do the right thing, her life is turned upside down, which puts her future in jeopardy. Aisha must learn to navigate life at home, in school, and on the unforgiving streets of Roxbury.

cast

Khai Tyler, Nick Walker, Carolina Soto, Alexandra Cruz, Juliette Estime, Taylor Phillips, Juvan Elisma, Alexia Etienne, Kim Tavares

directed by

Thato Mwosa

director's bio

Thato Mwosa is an award-winning filmmaker. Her films have been broadcast internationally. She was a finalist for the 2019 Mass Cultural Art Fellowship. Thato has a degree in TV/Film Production from Emerson College and an MFA from Lesley University.

screenwriter

Thato Mwosa

producer

Thato Mwosa, Kioko, Mwosa, Jessica Estelle Huggins, Cindy Severino

runtime

77 minutes

country

US

category

Feature Narrative

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