1921. In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulska and her sister Magda sail to New York from their native Poland. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, she quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. And then one day, Ewa encounters Bruno's cousin, the debonair magician Orlando. He sweeps Ewa off her feet and quickly becomes her only chance to escape the nightmare in which she finds herself.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Rating: R (for sexual content, nudity and some language)
Runtime: 120 min
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
Our celebration of female authors rolls on this week with the boldest most ahead-of-her time literary feminist of them all, Kate Chopin. Join us for a close reading and invigorating discussion of two of her best known short works, ‘The Storm’ and ‘The Story of an Hour’.
'Beyond Measure' follows a new vanguard of educators across the country who are pioneering a fresh vision for American schools. Pulling from expert research in education, child development, and cognitive and neuroscience, these leaders are creating a new type of classroom.
We are inviting journalists and media professionals to discuss the findings from the 2018 Media Sustainability Index. IREX's Media Sustainability Index (MSI) provides in-depth analyses of the conditions for independent media in 80 countries across the world.
Do you know how to Flip? No, not like the gymnasts! In this week's series with teachers of English we'll go over tips, strategies, and practical ideas for Flipping the language classroom.
This week we're looking at vocabulary practice, games, strategies for remembering words, and more fun and insightful ways to expand your knowledge.
Mark Pfeifle, President and CEO of OTR Strategies, will explain how to achieve policy goals through coordination of activities and strategic communication and messaging.
Have you ever had to give a pitch? Was it for school or work? Have you ever met anyone who you needed to impress with your quick and professional words? This week we'll be going over how to prepare and deliver the perfect pitch.
What do you really know about the United Nations? This week at WE@AH we're celebrating UN Day with discussion about the history and impact of the United Nations,Vexillology, and trivia.
Мета Форуму: допомогти бізнесу розвиватись у складних економічних умовах за допомогою різних інструментів залучення коштів та вирішення проблем громади.
During this session Justin van Dyke, Senior Outreach Officer, NYU Abu Dhabi Global Partner, Institute of International Education, will share tips and advice on completing Common Application to apply for undergraduate programs.