Join us for a special screening of Millie and the Lords (USA, 2014, 90 minutes, English)!
When Millie meets Mateo, a former Young Lord, her life is transformed. As he slowly shares with Millie all of his knowledge and experiences with the Puerto Rican revolutionary group, The Young Lords, she discovers an inner strength and passion that she never knew was there. Inspired by the model of the Young Lords Party, Millie is able to overcome her fears and become the woman that she was meant to be.
This film is not yet rated, parental discretion is advised. For a trailer and more information on the film, visit www.millieandthelords.com.
About the Director
Millie and the Lords is Jennica Camona’s feature film debut. The script is a winner of the 2013 Brooklyn Arts Council Grant and a Finalist for the 2013 Roy Dean Grant in Filmmaking. Carmona’s past credits include working with Lee Daniels during the filming of the Academy Award winning Film, Precious. As an actress, she starred in the role of Carmen in the NY Emmy Award winning show We Are New York, as Marela in Nilo Cruz Anna in the Tropics (Hippodrome State Theatre), and as the female storyteller in Mi Casa, Tu Casa at Luna Stage. For more information, about the Jennifer Carmona, visit jennicacarmona.com.