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 Chiron is a shy, withdrawn child largely due to his small size and being neglected by his mother, who is more concerned about getting her fixes and satisfying her carnal needs than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
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Let's watch and discuss a unique motivational documentary about the first candidate participating in the contest for the newly formed Anti-Corruption Court in Ukraine.
Through attending the Culture and Community English class, you will improve your English language proficiency in all areas including reading and writing, gain more practice using English, learn more about American culture and engage with many interesting and contemporary topics.
Nature matters! We at America House invite you for a special addition of speaking club during which we'll #connect2earth. Let's prepare together for celebration of Earth Hour.
Бажаєш навчатися у США, але бракує знань, як цього досягти? Відвідай щомісячну презентацію EducationUSA, щоб дізнатися про процес вступу, фінансування своєї освіти та послуги, що надають центри EducationUSA.
28 березня о 18:30 в America House Kyiv відбудеться публічна дискусія «Гендерна революція в українській дипломатії» за участю заступниці міністра закордонних справ України з європейської інтеграції Олени Зеркаль.
Are you just beginning to learn English? Did you study English when you were young, but haven't practiced in many years? If so, then we have a new course designed just for you. We would like to welcome all beginner-level English learners for a general English course at America house.
Що спільного між головним арт-об’єктом виставки "Late" і німецькою мовою? Які особисті історії людей з усього світу можна почути на виставці? Якщо ви хочете дізнатись більше про те, як виникла ідея проекту, чому виставка має таку назву, про що саме розповідають головні герої у своїх історіях — запрошуємо на кураторську екскурсію виставкою Марії Прошковської "Late".
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Interested in learning more about U.S. governing institutions and the ideas and debates that shaped them? America House is pleased to host this week’s session of the U.S. Embassy’s American Studies Club.
The Podcast club will feature podcasts that are on a variety of themes and feature many different perspectives. You will get new opportunities to get more listening practice outside of the classroom, while learning new vocabulary and content each Saturday while discussing the week’s podcast episode.