When 31-year-old Axel seeks help learning to read at his local library, he meets Steve, a Kenyan immigrant with a love of language. Steve becomes Axel's tutor, but who is helping whom? The Words in the Margins is an intimate portrait of two men born worlds apart but connected by their dreams of a better life.
The modern-day love story of a guy from small-town Illinois who reaches out to a beautiful New York City art student from Korea. They meet in the only place that such different people might ever find each other: online.