Bronx Princess

PBS Premiere: Sept. 22, 2009Check the broadcast schedule »

Discussion Guide

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Bronx Princess follows headstrong 17-year-old Rocky’s journey as she leaves behind her mother ine New York City to visit her father, a chief in Ghana, West Africa. Filmed during Rocky’s tumultuous summer between high school and college, the film tells her coming of age story. By showing this teenager’s struggle to forge an identity independent of her parents and yet rooted in her African heritage, Bronx Princess. raises universal questions about culture and immigration, coming of age, parent-child relationships and visions of success. As an outreach tool, it provides a story that will resonate with a wide range of viewers.

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