Florida Premiere

DIRECTED BY Michelle Serieux

Country: Jamaica
Language: English, Jamaican Patois

Running Time: 18min
Film Year: 2016
Category: Shorts

A young black Jamaican girl from the underclass and on the brink of womanhood works at a Jamaican resort where she witnesses tourists’ affluence on a daily basis. As the de facto breadwinner for her very large family, she faces a crisis of conscience when a tourist couple seems to be the answer to her financial predicament.

SUGAR screens with CARGO.



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Director: Michelle Serieux
Producer: Sarah Manley, Laurie Parker
Screenwriter: Sharon Leach
Executive Producer: Michelle Serieux, Sharon Leach

Music: Nick Gerhling
Cinematographer: Gareth Cobran
Editor: George Port

Cast: Shantol Jackson, Karen Harriott, Carol Lawes, MayLynne Lowe, Jean-Paul Menou, Sharee Elise, Shanique Brown, Shakera South

Michelle Serieux

Michelle Serieux is a storyteller from the Caribbean, born and raised in St Lucia and currently residing in Jamaica who considers the entire region her creative playground. She works in fiction, non-fiction, performance and new media arts.