While working in the US on a temporary visa as a caretaker, Mara, a 30 year-old single mother from Romania, marries Daniel, an American. After the arrival of her son Dragos, everything seems to have fallen perfectly into place. When the process of getting a green card veers unexpectedly off course, however, Mara is faced with abuses of power on every level and forced to answer a dark question about herself – how far would you go to get what you want? (88 minutes). A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Free.
Please join us after the screening for a conversation with Director and Barksdale Jr. Assistant Professor of Film & Media Culture, Ioana Uricaru, and lead actress Mãlina Manovici.
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