Three time periods - young adolescence, mid-teen and young adult - in the life of black-American Chiron is presented. When a child, Chiron lives with his single, crack addict mother Paula in a crime ridden neighborhood in Miami. Chiron is a shy, withdrawn child largely due to his small size and being neglected by his mother, who is more concerned about getting her fixes and satisfying her carnal needs than taking care of him. Because of these issues, Chiron is bullied, the slurs hurled at him which he doesn't understand beyond knowing that they are meant to be hurtful. Besides his same aged Cuban-American friend Kevin, Chiron is given what little guidance he has in life from a neighborhood drug dealer named Juan, who can see that he is neglected, and Juan's caring girlfriend Teresa, whose home acts as a sanctuary away from the bullies and away from Paula's abuse. With this childhood as a foundation, Chiron may have a predetermined path in life, one that will only be magnified in terms...
Rating: R (for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout)
Runtime: 111 min
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
The exhibition in America House displays major corruption schemes, as well as methods and approaches being used today around the world to fight corruption. It explains not only how corruption works, but also what is being done nationally and internationally to combat it.
This week we aren't just a talking about corruption, we are actively making solutions to it. In the Advancing English Proficiency program we're acting out how we can respond to and avoid corruption and be transparent.
In this week's WE@AH speaking club, our theme is how we can respond to corruption and sharing how corruption has affected our lives (and how we can overcome those negative effects).
During the webinar we will talk about careers in medicine, application process and what it takes to apply to these rigourous programs while discussing pre-med pathway programs.
Місто засинає, прокидається маф... Ой, ні! Прокидаються корупціонери! Неочікуваний поворот, еге ж? Приходь пограти в антикорупційну мафію разом з Гюнель Бабакішієвою – експерткою центру "Ейдос".
We would like to welcome all beginner-level English learners for a general English course at America House.
Виставка є результатом діалогу та колаборації громадських активістів та митців, які за один день розробили арт-проекти, покликані привернути увагу до питання прав людини в Україні. Ці роботи нагадують про виклики, які існують в нашому суспільстві, та закликають переосмислити те, що ми можемо помилково приймати як належне.
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
You should never give up fighting corruption. Come to America House on December 15 and discover something that will grab your attention and make you stand up for justice and transparency.
We decided to gather eight young and uncorrupt active citizens who want to share their stories of how an average Ukrainian (spoiler: not only Ukrainian) can fight corruption in their daily life. Come to see the fierce battle of those who resisted corruption's challenge!