Carnegie Theater in Covington to show "Elza" on Saturday - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Carnegie Theater to show "Elza" on Saturday

(FOX19) -

The autobiographical movie "Elza" will be shown 7 p.m. Saturday at The Carnegie in Covington.

The movie explores the emotional journey of a young Parisian women who returns to her native  Guadeloupe in search of her father.

She is hired as a babysitter for her father's 6-year-old granddaughter and finds that her family is filled with mental illness and bigotry.

The movie looks at themes of cultural identity, skin color, roles of families, understanding the past and child abandonment.

Director Mariette Monpierre based the movie on her own life. She was born in Guadeloupe but was an exchange student at Aiken High School in College Hill for her senior year.

The film is being shown at The Carnegie as part of International Women's Day.

For more information, including ticket details, click here.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Police: 1 killed, 3 to hospital after car slams into home

    Police: 1 killed, 3 to hospital after car slams into home

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:50:52 GMT
    One person is dead, and three others including an infant were taken to hospitals after a car crashed into a house on Winton Ridge Lane in Winton Hills early Tuesday, Cincinnati police said. (FOX19 NOW/Matt Wood)One person is dead, and three others including an infant were taken to hospitals after a car crashed into a house on Winton Ridge Lane in Winton Hills early Tuesday, Cincinnati police said. (FOX19 NOW/Matt Wood)

    One adult died and three others, including a a baby, were taken to hospitals after a car crashed into a house in Winton Hills early Tuesday, according to Cincinnati police. 

    Full Story >

    One adult died and three others, including a a baby, were taken to hospitals after a car crashed into a house in Winton Hills early Tuesday, according to Cincinnati police. 

    Full Story >
  • Baby born prematurely dies after mother's 911 calls unanswered

    Baby born prematurely dies after mother's 911 calls unanswered

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:23:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:23:03 GMT
    Baby Angel died after she was born not breathing at her mother's home July 5. (Source: Family photos/KETV/CNN)Baby Angel died after she was born not breathing at her mother's home July 5. (Source: Family photos/KETV/CNN)

    The director of the 911 call center says dispatchers were overwhelmed with up to four times the normal amount of calls, most of them fireworks complaints.

    Full Story >

    The director of the 911 call center says dispatchers were overwhelmed with up to four times the normal amount of calls, most of them fireworks complaints.

    Full Story >
  • US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:09:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:22:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

    Full Story >

    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly