Private Project

Art Connect

Art Connect is a feature length documentary that reveals the impact that art and creativity had in a group of 'at risk' teenagers from Laventille, the most marred by violence community in Trinidad and Tobago. The story is told by these children who had access to different forms of art to express themselves.
By talking, painting, singing, dancing and filming they will allow us to come into their world.

  • Miquel Galofre
    Director
    Songs Of Redemption, Hit Me With Music, My Father's Land, Why Do Jamaicans Run So Fast?
  • Miquel Galofre
    Writer
  • Charlotte Elias
    Producer
  • Isis Gairy
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    arts, social, education, children, human rights
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 14 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 26, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    150,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Trinidad and Tobago
  • Country of Filming:
    Trinidad and Tobago
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    HD EX CAM
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Trinidad And Tobago Film Festival
    Port Of Spain
    September 26, 2014
    Jury and People choice award
  • FEMI Guadaloupe Film Festival
    Guadaloupe
    April 15, 2015
    Best Documentary
Director Biography - Miquel Galofre

Miquel Galofré (Barcelona) is a multi-award winning filmmaker based in the Caribbean. After 20 years traveling the world producing TV programs, he jumped to film documentaries. He directed the internationally acclaimed trilogy of Jamaican documentaries:
‘WHY DO JAMAICANS RUN SO FAST?’ (2009)
‘HIT ME WITH MUSIC’ (2011)
‘SONGS OF REDEMPTION’ (2013)
Miquel’s documentaries have won awards all over the world, “Songs of Redemption” was awarded with the ‘best documentary’ in KRAKOW last year.
His last documentary, “Art Connect” (2015) was filmed in Trinidad & Tobago where he lives.
He is currently working in a documentary in Haiti called “My Father’s Land” (2016).
He has his own style, his eye sees beauty everywhere and he likes to catch and play with emotions and music.
Miquel also works doing commercials, videos and photos.
You can check his work at http://miquelgalofre.com
http://trinidadandtobagorocks.com/

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Director Statement

“I’ve loved to play with cameras since I was a child and to ‘capture the heart’ is my passion.”