Private Project

Joesph, Margaret and I

Originally a film about the filmmaker's parents immigration journey from Ghana to Canada and how that impacted their life, the film takes a life of it's own and becomes a story of forgiveness and healing of Joseph's substance abuse with his wife Margaret and daughter, Valerie.

  • Valerie Amponsah
    Director
  • Valerie Amponsah
    Writer
  • Fabienne Colas
    Producer
    Minuit, Profonds Regrets, Sortie 67
  • Emile Castonguay
    Producer
    Minuit, 5150 Elm's Way
  • Ngardy Conteh George
    Producer
    Mr. Jane and Finch, The Leone Stars
  • Alison Duke
    Producer
    Cool Black North, Women on the Move, Positive Women: Exposing injustice, The Vent, Witness: A Deathly Silence, Raising Kane: a rapumentary, Promise Me
  • Fonna Seidu
    Producer
    The Uninvited Guest, Black Bodies/Marathon, Promise Me
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 3, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Montreal International Black Film Festival
    Montreal
    Canada
    September 25, 2019
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Valerie Amponsah

Valerie Amponsah is young storyteller influenced by the world around her and is inspired by stories of her communities and identities. She aims to use film as a means for people to experience connectedness with each other and become better humans.

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