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Memoirs Of A Black Girl, Presented by The Boston Globe Black History Month Film Festival
Join The Boston Globe throughout the month of February to honor films and filmmakers documenting the Black experience and the continued plight of systemic racism in the United States.
A Coming-of-Age film that explores the lives of diverse urban students in an underserved High School in Roxbury, MA. Aisha Johnson, a young black girl is one of four city-wide finalists for a prestigious college scholarship. Her world is suddenly turned upside down though when she reports the school’s resident “it girls,” for smoking weed in the bathroom and becomes targeted as a “snitch”. Aisha must learn not only to navigate the challenging obstacles to survive while keeping her eyes on theView more