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I Don’t Call it Ghetto

I Don’t Call it Ghetto

Single, divorced, mother-of-three, police officer Onika James-Turner has had a life filled with challenges, obstacles and heartache. In “I Don’t Call it Ghetto”, we see how her difficult past has only made her stronger, impelling her to reach for a different life, one in which she could help her community. We witness the great pride she takes in the work that she does, and how she is driven by the desire to be ‘part of the solution and not part of the problem’. Her three children are the centre of her life and a new husband gives her strength. But she still faces the challenge of raising a teenage son in an area known for crime and must work hard to build trust in her role as a police officer.

I Don’t Call it Ghetto (2019)

Medium Length (42mins) Documentary


Trinidad and Tobago


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Miquel Galofré


Fri 11 Sep 2020, 12.00am, ttff/20 Online—Pink Bundle

Sun 13 Sep 2020, 2.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 02

About the Director(s):

Miquel Galofré

Miquel Galofré

Miquel is a filmmaker from Barcelona based in T&T. With broad experience in documentary film production, television and commercials, he has filmed around the world.His works show empathy and sensitivity about social justice topics helping to reduce the negative impact of stigma. Miquel finds hope and magic even in the darkest places. His acclaimed films ’Songs Of Redemption’ and ‘Art connect’ got more than 20 international awards. With ten Caribbean films in ten years, he works as creative director at T&T Rocks.

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