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    elvire emanuelle

    "ehl-veer"

  • "A star is born performance

    ...this movie belongs to Emanuelle"

    - Deadline

     

    "Emanuelle’s performance as Mo is certainly spectacular...”

    - New York Times

     

     

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    Elvire Emanuelle is known for starring as Mo in the critically acclaimed award and winning Netflix Original film, FIRST MATCH. FIRST MATCH premiered in competition at South by Southwest 2018, winning the Audience Choice Award and Gamechanger Award and being nominated for the Grand Jury Award. FIRST MATCH was written and directed by Olivia Newman (WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING) and it was produced by Bryan Unkeless (I, TONYA, THE HUNGER GAMES) Chanelle Elaine (COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS) and Veronica Nickel (MOONLIGHT).

     

    Elvire's performance impressed audiences, with Deadline noting her as a "Star in the Making", Refinery 29 as one of the “best performances by women” in film in 2018 and many other acclaimed reviews from the Los Angeles Times, Variety and more.. In her role as The Girl in Dania Gurira's play, Eclipsed, at The Women's Theatre Project, Elvire earned that year's Best Supporting Actress Award from the New Times.

     

    Elvire trained with renowned acting teacher, Wynn Handman at the Wynn Handman Studio in New York City. Born of Haitian immigrants, Elvire chose the unique path of acting out of love and how important storytelling is to our world. She is compelled to messages of light.

     

    Elvire is currently in production for the upcoming MPI Original and BET film KEMBA. KEMBA will be directed by Kelley Kali, known for her 45th Student Academy winning film LALO's HOUSE and SXSW award winning film I'M FINE (THANKS FOR ASKING).

     

    Elvire is pronounced ehl-veer.

     

     

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