24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

an american marriage

Cestial and Roy are a young, successful couple. But then Roy is arrested and sentenced to several years in prison for a crime he did not commit. From alternating perspectives, Tayari Jones tells a story about arbitrariness and racism, about loyalty and love, and explores the realities of life for young African Americans in her own country. »A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.« [Barack Obama] Tayari Jones participates remotely.

Event language: English

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Friday, 2021-09-10