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Film

Ludi

 
New York Premiere
 
Jun 23—Jun 29, 2021
 
 
LOCATION:

Virtual

Tickets: $10; $7.50; $5
All-access pass: $30; $22.50; $15
BAM Members: Levels 1-3 get 50% off highest suggested price with discount code; free for Level 4 and above.

Films available to stream in the US only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Part of Film series BAMcinemaFest 2021

Dir. Edson Jean | 2021, 80min
With Shein Mompremier, Alan Myles Heyman, Madelin Marchant

“Resting is for people who work for themselves.” Those are the weary words of Ludi, an exhausted, hardworking nurse willing to do whatever it takes, including working extra shifts at the hospital and in-home care jobs on the side, to support her family back in Haiti. Chasing the American Dream in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood, Ludi unflappably battles coworkers, clients, and an impatient bus driver—until she eventually reaches her limit. Showcasing a fantastic central performance in Shein Mompremier, Edson Jean’s debut is an incisive, utterly compelling character study of personal sacrifice, immigrant striving, and the importance of knowing one’s self-worth.

Post-screening Q&A with writer/director Edson Jean.

This event includes closed captioning.


Tickets for BAMcinemaFest 2021 are pay what you wish. Please note: The viewing experience is the same at each price level; select the amount that makes the most sense for you.

All BAMcinemaFest films are available until Tuesday, June 29th at 11:59pm. Please ensure you have time to complete your film viewing.

Season Sponsor:

Bloomberg Philanthropies

 

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Support for the signature artist series provided by Howard Gilman Foundation

 

Leadership support for BAM Access Programs provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation

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Leadership support for BAM Film provided by the Ford Foundation and The Thompson Family Foundation

 
 
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