Brief Tender Light

Brief Tender Light

1h 33m   |   Documentary

2023 AIFF Kick-Off

BOSTON PREMIERE Q&A w/filmmaker following the screening.

BRIEF TENDER LIGHT documents the inspiring stories of four African students at MIT, who are determined to bring positive change to Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Over nearly a decade, the film intimately captures their challenges, growth, and dilemmas. As they pursue education and dreams on two continents, they must reconcile their teenage ideals with the realities they encounter about the world and themselves. The documentary showcases the quest for knowledge, cultural identity, and the profound impact of their choices on Africa and America.

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  • Oct 16
  • 10/16 - 7:00 pm